Last week saw the announcement that The Independent, a national paper whose history spans over 30 years, is ceasing to exist. With such a prestigious newspaper not being able to withstand the test of the digital era, does this bode well for the future of print journalism? I noticed my favourite magazines becoming more and more expensive. Then I noticed them getting … [Read more...] about The end of print journalism?
Channel 4’s answer to the Winter Olympics is back for its third series. The Jump is infamous for broadcasting C-List celebrities flying off of ski slopes and plummeting to the ground, breaking bones in every nook and cranny of the human anatomy. Reality TV has seemingly hit an all time low. Taking a former Superman actor, Arg from TOWIE and Paul McCartney’s ex and … [Read more...] about Time to dump The Jump?
The 50th annual American sporting extravaganza, The Super Bowl, had everyone on the edge of their seats as the Denver Broncos were victorious over the Carolina Panthers, beating them 24 points to 10. Personally, I see no appeal although I am bias in the fact that I am not a sporty person. Watching a couple hours worth of people running up and down with a ball excites me … [Read more...] about Super Bowl is super dull
Out of curiosity I Googled ‘What is Pop-Punk?’ What I found was a group of pretentious Internet dwellers perfecting their list of bands that fit into the genre of pop punk. This included everyone from Bowling for Soup to Fall Out Boy, The Offspring to Paramore. It also said that these bands are ‘out of touch’ and past their sell by dates by years. There are over 76 … [Read more...] about Is Pop Punk a dying genre?
2016’s awards season has been fraught with controversy. Across the pond this year’s academy awards have been jilted by an astonishing lack of diversity in their list of nominations with all its acting nominations consisting completely of an all-white line-up. The subsequent #OscarsSoWhite Twitter campaign has seemingly shaken Hollywood and called to arms the likes of Will … [Read more...] about The BAFTA’s and the Diversity Dilemma