THE PRESSURE GROUP ON A MISSION TO PROTECT YOUR DATA

Jack Colyer   As modern communications continue to develop into more complex and less secure forms, it’s now harder than ever before for members of the public and journalists to protect their private data. The UN’s privacy chief has called the situation in the UK “worse than scary.” Edward Snowden says it’s simply “the most extreme surveillance in the history of western democracy.” One pressure group … Continue reading THE PRESSURE GROUP ON A MISSION TO PROTECT YOUR DATA

Unreported London Magazine

Over the course of a month our class pitched an idea for a magazine, organised ourselves into a functioning news room with assigned roles and produced a 72 page magazine complete with news, features and original graphics focusing on unreported or underreported aspects of London life. We dedicated the first few pages (which I designed) to the Disasters emergency committee (DEC) Famine appeal for East … Continue reading Unreported London Magazine

Portillo moment part 2: Enfield and Southgate taken by labour

Jack Colyer   The seat made famous by the humiliating defeat of Michael Portillo in the 1997 general election to Labour’s Stephen Twigg on a massive swing, has been won by labour once again. Labour’s Bambos Charalambous takes the seat from Conservative Candidate David Burrowes winning 24,989 (51.7%) votes to Burrowes 20,634 (42.7%). This means that it’s a full labour sweep for the London borough of Enfield after Edmonton … Continue reading Portillo moment part 2: Enfield and Southgate taken by labour

Justin Trudeau: A profile

Jack Colyer At 45 years of age, standing six feet two, Justin Trudeau has bagged the fascination of the world’s media as the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada. It’s easy to see why. Extraordinarily young with a wavy head of dark hair, he is surrounded by a thick layer of aesthetic appeal that glimmers amongst the swelled ranks of the greying political classes. But there … Continue reading Justin Trudeau: A profile

Hacksaw Ridge review: Too much Gibson gore and not enough daring Doss

Jack Colyer   Director: Mel Gibson Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Hugo Weaving, Luke Bracey, Richard Pyros, Jacob Warner Runtime: 139 mins Cert 15 …………………………………………………………………..   Mel Gibson is back on the frontline directing all the way up to 11 to produce his new war film about… pacifism. Hacksaw Ridge, like Apocalypto and the Passion of the Christ before it, worships at the altar of … Continue reading Hacksaw Ridge review: Too much Gibson gore and not enough daring Doss

Upset at the Brit awards as Grime is beaten by Bowie

Jack Colyer   David Bowie and George Michael dominate the Brits from beyond the grave in a ceremony bursting with eulogies, unique performances but failing to recognise Grime once again. Many people thought the 37th annual Brit Award was guaranteed to be Grime’s night, having being snubbed last year, causing #BritsSoWhite to trend on social media, but it was not to be. Grime artists Skepta, … Continue reading Upset at the Brit awards as Grime is beaten by Bowie