Would you be able to forgive someone who killed your family?

Pieter Hugo went to Rwanda almost two decades after millions were killed during the genocide and photographed perpetrators and survivors together in one photo. He displays the different types of forgiveness that people can have for one another. Explaining that some of the pairs sat together and chatted about village gossip. Others agreed to take […]

Do the positives of MOJO outweigh the negatives?

The use of smartphones is heavily changing journalism (MOJO), both in positive and negative ways. Positive Aspects  With this generation’s technological advances, we are able to use our mobiles to do almost anything. We don’t need to have camera equipment. Our phones have voice recorders, cameras, notes and you can buy extras such as microphones […]

People’s Vote March and a day in Hyde park!

Today was a really inspiring, amazing  and eventful day and so I thought I’d share it with you! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] On the 20th of October, Isabella (another LSBU journalism student) and I went to the People’s Vote March in Hyde park. It started at 12pm at Hyde park and ended at the […]

Lambeth Council helping to find homes for struggling children

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Lambeth council has it’s own Adoption council which was set up to support the rising number of children in need of parents however the number of adoptees doesn’t correspond with the amount of children in need.  National Adoption week of 2018 started on the 15th of October and Ends on the 21st. […]

BFI Festival uniting the world through film!

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] The British Film Industry (BFI) London Film Festival 2018 started on the 10th of October and finishes on the 21st. The Festival takes place in 75 countries in 14 cinemas with 225 features, making it a globally diverse event. BFI is a non-governmental public body which aims to support the […]

Albert Woodfox- 43 years of Solitary confinement for nothing?

The New Yorker profile discusses Albert Woodfox and how he was able to survive solitary. He was in and out of jail for multiple petty crimes. Through being arrested he met people in the Black Panther Party. He was mesmorized saying “It was the first-time I’d ever seen black folk her were not afraid”. At […]

Popping InstaBubbles to open up to the world!

After analysing my personal social media accounts (focusing on Instagram) I was able to see that my main interests are travel, fashion, memes and celebrities. Noticing I don’t use social media platforms for news but rather Newspapers and online sites such as BBC News. I love to travel and so it didn’t surprise me when […]

Journalism in the Digital Age

Can anyone be a journalist? In this modern digital age, yes. People can start a blog, they can use Facebook as a platform, twitter, Instagram etc. This has major effects on news companies and makes it difficult for journalists to make money. Journalists are facing a hard time as a result of their industry is […]

Migration hidden beneath Tate Modern’s latest Exhibition

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Heat-sensitive material accompanied with a ‘crying’ room are apart of the latest exhibition at The Tate Modern with the intention to make visitors ‘uncomfortable’ and highlight the journey migrants take.   Tate Modern’s Turbine hall flooring is covered in heat-sensitive material commissioned by Hyundai and created by Tania Brugera. Hiding […]

My View on the Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018

The Reuters Digital News Report of 2018 analyses the current state of digital news, covering topics such as fake news and the trust people have in the news. The report shows many interesting facts however what I considered the most significant is; the effect of fake news on people’s trust in the news, how trust […]