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The misogynistic coverage of violent crimes against women

27th March 2023

So far, 2023 has been dominated by violence against women, and shameful press coverage of these crimes. Why are women not respected by the press, even in death? Throughout the first two months of 2023, the news has been dominated by stories of violent and unspeakable crimes against women. From the disappearance of Nicola Bulley, ...

Trigger warnings have gone too far

27th March 2023

Using trigger warnings is necessary and helpful when presenting potentially disturbing content. But does their increased use in higher education settings make a mockery of the idea as a whole? Trigger warnings are exactly as the name suggests. They warn of potentially triggering content: things that some audiences might find uncomfortable or disturbing. For the ...

Doxxing – A 21st Century Crime

22nd February 2023

As technology progresses, so do criminals. What is doxxing and how to avoid becoming its victim.  Anyone could be a victim of doxing – a mass cyber-attack in which people share your personal information online. This often follows controversy on social media, and usually results in intense bullying and threats. What can we do to ...