What happens when you try to correct misinformation on the internet?

Image Credit: Twitter Last week, a news story caused shockwaves on Twitter, titled ‘Cambridge students reject Remembrance Day’. That’s just one article, but if you Google it, you’ll see about seven with near-identical wording, all from moderate to far-right-wing papers. Here’s the thing, though. This phrasing is extremely misleading. So what actually happened? A group of […]

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Varsity Line re-opening becomes closer

Image Credit: Dtcdthingy (CC BY-SA 3.0) Plans for the next stage of the re-opening of the Oxford to Cambridge Varsity line have been submitted to the Government. The line, more formally known as the East-West rail scheme, is scheduled to open fully in the mid 2020s, replacing its former incarnation which closed in the 1960s. […]

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Oxford and Cambridge co-ordinated responses to 2017 Pensions survey

Image Credit: Photo © Jonathan Billinger (cc-by-sa/2.0) It has been revealed that the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge collaborated in their responses to the Universities UK 2017 survey on the academics’ pensions. Universities UK (UUK) ran the survey on the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) to review the way academics’ pensions are managed. One issue arising from the survey, […]

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