Ben Short Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

Heating or eating… in the fifth richest economy in the world?

12th January 2023

The cost of living crisis is affecting us all. We speak to UofG students about the impact of rising energy bills on their standard of living. The cost of living crisis has engulfed the bulk of the population across the UK, with many families and students faced with the decision of either heating their homes ...

Playing social-media monopoly

17th November 2021

Ben Short describes the dangers of the monopoly Facebook has over most popular social media platforms. Within a month, there has been two simultaneous crashes of three social media giants Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. This wasn’t a coincidence; it was a result of monopolisation. Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook in 2004, five years before WhatsApp and ...