Activism or ‘Slacktivism’: Can social media really make a difference?

In the context of Black Lives Matter, the #MeToo movement, the refugee crisis and countless other events, social media activism has been at an all-time high. Individuals, mostly teenagers, sign petitions, share content and urge people to donate online. Some argue this is unsustainable and is merely “slacktivism”, but there is great potential for this […]

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“We wouldn’t be a band without social media” – Superorganism talks to the Oxford Student

Image credit: Paul Hudson. Description: B from Superorganism performing live on microphone. Ahead of their headline show at the O2 Academy Oxford at the end of the month, we catch up with B from Superorganism on the phone to discuss technology, band politics and performing live. “There’s something so affecting in the reflections on my […]

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Challenging sexism in Love Island

Image Credit: Sevda (CC0) With Love Island upping its average viewership to 3.3 million this year, as opposed to last year’s 1.1 million, I know I am not alone in obsessing over this most dramatic of TV shows. My viewing ritual is simple but effective, watching the show live whenever possible and on demand otherwise, […]

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