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Naked pictures of celebrity women and why we should be ashamed
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Naked pictures of celebrity women and why we should be ashamed

Naked pictures of celebrities are in the news again. With allegedly over 100 nude photographs leaked to 4chan, an anonymous hacker has now threatened to release a ‘sex tape’ featuring Jennifer Lawrence. As the news hit, most of our press has commented on this news by running pieces about how safe are we are online. … Continue reading

We need to sweat the small stuff if we want to end rape culture for good
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We need to sweat the small stuff if we want to end rape culture for good

With ex-judge Mary Jane Mowat’s recent comments ringing in my ears I think it’s time to talk about rape culture and why stopping “women getting so drunk” isn’t the answer.  Rape culture, it’s an uncomfortable phrase isn’t it? It implies that everyone is to blame. It implies that our culture is in some way broken. … Continue reading

Revenge Porn, a Reflection of Society’s Victim Fetish
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Revenge Porn, a Reflection of Society’s Victim Fetish

Last week ex-TOWIE star Lauren Goodger hit the headlines with a ‘sex tape’ scandal. This sort of nasty story gets red top newspapers and gossip magazine’s chomping at the bit to unveil each gory detail. We’ve seen this before, it’s an extremely unpleasant betrayal of trust, but what is even more unpleasant is our reaction … Continue reading

Creative Job Opportunities: An Uneven Playing Field
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Creative Job Opportunities: An Uneven Playing Field

Last week Julie Burchill wrote an article for The Spectator highlighting the problem of nepotism in the creative industries. Working in the media this is something I’m very familiar with. For those on screen, nepotism is blindingly obvious from Rafferty Law and Romeo Beckham to Lottie Moss, our catwalks are littered with famous offspring. But I think the problem is deeper, I … Continue reading