A new dawn is upon the United States following Trump’s departure from the White House and the future of the nation is uncertain. Jack Walton walks us through Biden’s first few weeks and predictions for the next four years of his presidency.
It wasn’t all bad in 2020 , I promise
The Attempted Coup of Capitol Hill: a mark on American history. Lauren Haughey comments on the recent attempted coup of Capitol Hill as a reminder of racial disparities and weak democracy. “We’re going to walk down to the Capitol and we’re going to cheer on our brave Senators, and Congressmen and women, and we’re probably […]
The storming of the Capitol was a predictable culmination of the actions and attitude of Donald Trump over the past four years. However, voices within the Republican party that have stayed silent have now turned on Trump in the wake of the violence.
Trump’s presidential term has been built on the erosion of media with the explosion of the term ‘fake news’, and it was not accidental – it excuses things that have been said about him in his past, and makes him less scrutinable. It insures distrust in independent bodies that are notable public watchdogs. His re-election cries for voter fraud were thus predictable, and entrenched within his ‘cultish’ followers a severe mistrust for their democracy.
Eleanor Down asks students what they think about the man set to move into the White House on January 20th.
Print Sports Editor, Nick Powell, looks to Joe Biden’s presidential future as ongoing disputes over the election result stoke division in America.
Following the Democratic victory earlier this month, Millie Browning charts the political background of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Is democracy being jeopardised by the people that should theoretically be facilitating freedom fo speech? This writer optimistically views Trump’s outbursts as a good thing, formulating that it is better to know all of the information than be censured. But on election day, twitter did what many other social media brands are known for doing in modern times: picking and choosing what to put to their audiences.
How horse race journalism changed modern elections Michael Galley examines the concept of Horse Race Journalism and how this affects modern election coverage. Throughout the presidential election, US election coverage has been targeted towards answering one question in particular: ‘Who’s going to win?’ That journalists are fascinated with predicting the election’s outcome is hardly surprising, […]