In light of Elon Musk’s recent investment, Harry Craig analyses the chaotic Twitter takeover so far.
The holes in the net: the inaccuracies and controversies surrounding Seaspiracy
In a world governed by fake news, it seems like the place where we normally garner entertainment we should also acquire justly representative documentaries. Although Seaspiracy discusses poignant themes that need to be faced immediately, it has seen wide backlash due to its exaggerated statistics and caricatures of marginalised societies whose economies centre around the fishing industry.
Hong Kong journalism schools speak out against media access restrictions
Seven Hong Kong journalism schools have criticised the police for limiting media access to government-approved news outlets and reducing access to press briefing.
Lack of women in Covid-reporting
Lack of women in Covid-reporting Lucy Aylmer writes about the lack of women in the media’s coverage of Covid-19. A special report on women’s underrepresentation in news media has discovered that women’s expertise in the news has been significantly reduced in comparisons to men’s presence in the news. Between 2005-2015 only one in five experts in the news were […]
Hack Attack: An interview with Nick Davies
Features editors William Harrop and Bryan Knight interview award-winning investigative journalist Nick Davies about his phone-hacking report, Rupert Murdoch, and the threat of fake news. On a bright Friday afternoon at the end of March, Nick Davies, the multi-award-winning journalist sat down for an interview with Exeposé Features. Davies was in Exeter to deliver a talk […]
An Interview with Kermode and Mayo
Imagine watching your favourite podcast in front of your very eyes, but you’re a part of it. You let their witterings unfold and bounce off from one another. Never has there been a couple that so bickered… that are also unmarried. Never has there been a couple so different in style. Simon wears a knitted […]
Rhetoric: Fake News
“The media is really, the word, one of the greatest of all [the] terms I’ve come up with, is ‘fake’ … I guess other people have used it perhaps over the years, but I’ve never noticed it.” This garbled syntax may be familiar to you by now. It belongs to the current President of the […]
“It’s not great, is it?” – Stephen Bush on the state of the British Left, cooking, and journalists
Stephen Bush is a very tall man. This is probably a ridiculous way to start an article, but, speaking as somebody who very nearly hit six foot three and then stopped half an inch short, it’s always a bit of a surprise when you find that the voice you’ve been listening to every Thursday for […]
The reaction in Turkey: security, democracy, stability
Turkey is not alien to a coup d’état. There have been four such seizures of power since the 1960s at various intervals. And July’s coup attempt has notably stung this divided and hurting country, threatening to drag Turkey off course and back to the wounds of its troubled past. Perhaps what is stinging more is […]
Review: Special Correspondents
“I‘ve never done anything extraordinary. I think it’s why I play video games; because they’re more exciting than my real life.” Now, if you had to guess which oh-so-British actor would be caught sighing these words whilst slouched forlornly next to a potential love interest in his self-directed Netflix movie, who would you pick? (Actually […]