Tag: copyright

Something The Media Forgot

Written by Bethany Smith. Edited by Emma Ward. At the minute, the media are not only publishing and producing headlines but are often featuring in them themselves. How much press have we seen over the past year with regards to…

Hicky’s Bengal Gazette

Written by Suhasini Ganguly. Edited by Joscelin Woodend. On 29thJanuary 1780, the first Indian newspaper came into being. Founded by James Augustus Hicky, it never ran for more than two years and its circulation never crossed two hundred. It was known…

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Written by Carmen Hoang. Edited by Isaac Evans. In 1970, poet and writer Gil Scott-Heron coined the phrase ‘the revolution will not be televised’. However, by the mid-1960s, a revolution in attitudes had already begun to stir in homes across…

Tintin and the Telephone

Written by Sam Ellis. Researched by Harry Ellis. Edited by Kathryn Robinson. The Tintin comic books are now a collection read and loved around the world. It has become a major franchise with animated films, action figures and, of course,…

Keep Calm and Carry On: The Pre-eminence of the Propaganda Model in Blair’s Britain

Written by Samuel Ralph. Edited by Joscelin Woodend. Propaganda is a word that has distinctly negative connotations. It brings to mind totalitarianism, the foul doings of Goebbels and the Nazi party, the strict media censorship in Russia and other ‘repressed’…

ANNE BOLEYN: GUILTY AS CHARGED?

Article by Kathryn Robinson. Edited and Researched by Rob Russell.   At the moment, Anne Boleyn is everywhere. The BBC is currently airing a series of programmes which included ‘The Last Days of Anne Boleyn’ in which historians debated various…