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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OULC refuses to take part in Three Parties Debate

Image Credit: OUCA/OULC/OULD Facebook The Oxford University Labour Club has refused involvement in the Three Parties Debate, a termly debate between the Oxford University Conservative Association, the Oxford University Liberal Democrats and the Oxford University Labour Club, the three main political societies in Oxford University. The event took place this Monday, and promised to attract […]

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WomCam protesters try to shut down anti-abortion talk

Protesters were thrown out of a discussion panel hosted by an anti-abortion student society that included prominent Irish pro-lifers on Wednesday night. WomCam, Oxford SU’s women’s campaign, organised the demonstration. According to reports, around fifteen protesters entered the event and then started heckling the speakers when the talk began. Eye-witness reports, and statements from both […]

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Selective schooling is a regressive reform

Theresa May’s controversial decision to lift the ban on the opening of new grammar schools has been buoyed up by claims that selective school systems aid social mobility. In a country where privately educated young people consistently obtain a disproportionately high number of places at top universities compared to the state-educated majority, it is clear […]

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Debate: Who should sit on the Iron Throne?

The Case for Daenerys Stormborn – Jack Cooper Daenerys Stormborn. House Targaryen, first of her name. Rightful heir to the Iron Throne, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Mother of Dragons, Breaker of Chains, she-who-frequently-emerges-from-burning-structures-before-overturning-prior-social-structures. Westeros, say hello to your future Queen. Daenerys is a divisive figure amongst the GoT fandom. Her ability to conquer, and […]

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