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, […]
An unpopular president being able to wield such substantial long-term power over the court has concerned many, especially as the result will doubtless involve the most conservative SCOTUS in 70 years. This could push the success of abortion-rights and anti-gun law lobbyists back years. This will all be a certainty if Trump is re-elected. McKechnie evaluates the recent uproar over when the next Supreme Court appointment should take place – whether in this presidency or the next.
Courtney Jones examines Joe Biden’s prospects of becoming the next president of USA in November.
Jordan Andrews reports on the controversial phone call between Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and explains the impeachment process that it has set in motion . “I would like you to do us a favour” said Donald Trump, responding to a question about the acquisition of US military aid. He was speaking on […]
The world has to wait until 3 November 2020 to see if Americans will elect Donald Trump to a second term, but his opponent is in the process of being chosen. The Democrats are yet to decide who they’ll rally behind, and with just five months to go until the first primary contests, candidates are […]
Adam Robertson Charlton dissects the politics behind the politics, and how the candidates coming forward to be US President in 2020 will fare in next year’s presidential elections.