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Are you actually fighting cancer?

I have seen some very interesting breast cancer “awareness” campaigns in my time on social networks.

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Sam Pepper: #TeamInternet's small victory and the massive battlefield it uncovered

I was elated when Sam Pepper’s “Fake hand ass pinch prank” video was rightfully removed by Youtube within two days of being uploaded. Instead of being a swift and feel-good victory for feminists, though, the incident has served as an ongoing and increasingly disturbing awakening to the sexual abuse entrenched in Youtube culture.

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Emma Watson and the explosion of cupcake feminism

Emma Watson’s address to the UN has been shared on my facebook feed by people I would never have equated with feminism.

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Down the rabbit hole of violence

So for my final blog about broadcast I thought it would be interesting to look at the history of broadcast standards, and how they have affected the broadcast medium as a whole, and, in particular, journalism.

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If you can't beat them, mock them

Ahh, satire, that beautiful hybrid of comedy and cultural critique.

Years of well-meaning yet unsuccessful argument with gender-oppressive idiots on the internet has taught me that some people will just never see reason.

There is really very little comfort in this, except for the numerous tumblr and twitter feeds making fun of them.

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