Sheeple? Coronavirus Conspiracies examined

Coronavirus conspiracy crackdown: how are we dealing with misinformation?

With Trump advocating anything from injecting Dettol right through to most likely shooting viruses in a petri dish, other conspiracies might seem to pale in comparison. In the UK, more than … Continue reading Coronavirus conspiracy crackdown: how are we dealing with misinformation?

A 34 year old woman wears a face mask emblazoned with a rainbow design

Covering up to escape: should we mask up in the fight against Coronavirus?

Whenever I used to see someone in a face mask – usually hailing from a country a long way from my own, I felt slightly offended. There’s nothing wrong with … Continue reading Covering up to escape: should we mask up in the fight against Coronavirus?

Blurring the Lines Between Hero and Villain: Cape Fear (1991)

Martin Scorsese’s unique selling point of many of his films is blurring the line between villain and hero. He loves to delve into the psyche of what makes a hero … Continue reading Blurring the Lines Between Hero and Villain: Cape Fear (1991)

Public Health messaging: how not to communicate with a population

Donald Trump wants packed churches by Easter. Boris Johnson wants us to stay at home except for when we go out for our one mandated walk or travel via packed tube train to the workplace that our employer insists can’t be done at home. The pubs are now forcibly closed, yet off-licenses are reclassified as allowed to open – does running out of beer mean an ‘essential shopping trip’? If it’s essential. Only if it’s all essential. 

CORONAVIRUS: A GLOBAL RESPONSE

Coronavirus: a global examination of disparate national containment techniques

Whilst Justin Trudeau and his wife hit the headlines as the first world leader victims of Coronavirus and Trump suspends all flights from central Europe, examining the vastly disparate techniques … Continue reading Coronavirus: a global examination of disparate national containment techniques

MOVIE REVIEW: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019)

For Tarantino-lovers, when a new trailer is released for one of his films, it’s always an exciting time to wait in anticipation. But when he’s working with Brad Pitt, Margot … Continue reading MOVIE REVIEW: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019)

MOVIE REVIEW: To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before hit Netflix’s screens and became a sensation when viewers followed the awkward journey of teens falling in love while trying to balance the difficulties … Continue reading MOVIE REVIEW: To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

Labour Leadership race: one week left

Only four candidates remain in the Labour Leadership race. What have we learned about them so far, and who are the front runners? Tannice Hemming takes a look. Today, 14 … Continue reading Labour Leadership race: one week left