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I am a Girl: 21st-century lessons from 1970s feminism

I am a Girl: 21st-century lessons from 1970s feminism | Youth Media | Scoop.it
Tonight ABC2 airs I am a Girl. Rebecca Barry’s documentary introduces us to six young women from around the world. They hail from Cambodia, Cameroon, Afghanistan, Papua New Guinea, the USA and Australia…
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Young celebrities and LGBT rights: what would Stuart Hall say?

Young celebrities and LGBT rights: what would Stuart Hall say? | Youth Media | Scoop.it
Any lingering doubts about the political power of popular culture have surely been dispelled in the last couple of weeks. When actor Ellen Page courageously fought tears to come out before a global audience…
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Are students becoming more brand loyal?

Are students becoming more brand loyal? | Youth Media | Scoop.it
Students and young people are as discerning as ever but for brands who offer relevance and entertainment, loyalty awaits says James Eder
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Useful short article for student drinking topic. Shows how the binge drinking issue fits within broader patterns of student-directed marketing. Note how understanding students are media users is the cornerstone of successful marketing campaigns.

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Why is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of Rolling Stone?

Popular culture magazine Rolling Stone has released the cover of its August 1 print edition on the internet.
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Twitter 'Hate Map' shows where racist, homophobic, and offensive tweets originate

Twitter 'Hate Map' shows where racist, homophobic, and offensive tweets originate | Youth Media | Scoop.it
Students at Humboldt State University in California individually reviewed 150,000 geocoded tweets containing racist, homophobic, or otherwise offensive terms to build a "hate map" indicating where ...
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Will history remember the 'Ding-Dong!' over Margaret Thatcher?

Will history remember the 'Ding-Dong!' over Margaret Thatcher? | Youth Media | Scoop.it
After much controversy, the BBC last night played a seven second clip of Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead on its traditional Sunday night music chart show.
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More controversy around slactivism! Read this article, where I explain how E.P Thompson and the slactivist debate helps untangle controversies around the celebrations that followed the death of former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

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Violence against goths is a hate crime

Violence against goths is a hate crime | Youth Media | Scoop.it
Simon Price: From emo kids to metallers, young people should be free to express themselves without fear of assault.
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Futurity.org – College students unplug from political news?

Futurity.org – College students unplug from political news? | Youth Media | Scoop.it
Research news from leading universities
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Bulmers is proud to be ginger in new social media campaign + comp for Bulmers Ginger

Bulmers is proud to be ginger in new social media campaign + comp for Bulmers Ginger | Youth Media | Scoop.it
This month, Bulmers is celebrating the launch of a brand new cider, Bulmers Ginger with a new Facebook page...
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Private Parts: Prince Harry, celebrity, and the public/private divide - Monash University

Private Parts: Prince Harry, celebrity, and the public/private divide - Monash University | Youth Media | Scoop.it
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'Be Surprised' ... why Big Brother won’t go away

'Be Surprised' ... why Big Brother won’t go away | Youth Media | Scoop.it
It’s tempting to wonder whether Channel Nine’s “Be Surprised” slogan, heralding the return of Big Brother, is intentionally ironic.
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Emily Seebohm on end of abuse from Twitter follower

Emily Seebohm on end of abuse from Twitter follower | Youth Media | Scoop.it
TWITTER-obsessed Australian swimmer Emily Seebohm has been drawn into a debate with an abusive tweeter, despite a plea from her team's head coach that swimmers ignore social media during the Olympic Games.
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Arab Spring coverage 'impartial'

Arab Spring coverage 'impartial' | Youth Media | Scoop.it
The BBC's coverage of the Arab Spring was generally impartial but could have benefited from greater breadth and context, the BBC Trust says.
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Are politics fair game at the Olympics? Google thinks so

Are politics fair game at the Olympics? Google thinks so | Youth Media | Scoop.it
This week, the largest, coolest and most promising Australian Winter Olympics team to ever leave these shores landed in Sochi. But there’s more than gold on their minds – they want their presence to mean…
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Obama, Cameron and Trayvon Martin: 'Boyz n the Hood'?

Barack Obama’s “Trayvon Martin could have been me” speech has been heralded as a political landmark.
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When videogame violence has no effect, should we worry?

Earlier this week on The Conversation, Morgan Tear wrote a terrific article calling into question the supposed negative effect of videogame violence on players' behaviour.
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Facebook 'must remove memorial page'

Facebook 'must remove memorial page' | Youth Media | Scoop.it
A court in Brazil has backed a mother's plea to have the Facebook profile of her deceased daughter taken offline.
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Subculture hate crime to be recorded

Subculture hate crime to be recorded | Youth Media | Scoop.it
Hate crimes against groups such as goths or punks are to be recorded by Greater Manchester Police in the first move of its kind by a UK force.
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Youth crime commissioner Paris Brown stands down over Twitter row

Youth crime commissioner Paris Brown stands down over Twitter row | Youth Media | Scoop.it
Brown apologises for writing comments on social networking sites that she admits 'have offended many people'
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'Four more years': that Obama tweet and the politics of intimacy

'Four more years': that Obama tweet and the politics of intimacy | Youth Media | Scoop.it
It’s been quite a year for tweeters. First we had the Twitter Olympics.
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Rekorderlig schools cider market - The Shout, Hotel News, Liquor News, Bar + Club News

Rekorderlig schools cider market - The Shout, Hotel News, Liquor News, Bar + Club News | Youth Media | Scoop.it
The Shout is the Beer, Wine and Spirits Industry leading website news service.
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Global media and mediatized identities.

Global media and mediatized identities. | Youth Media | Scoop.it
BBC Uzbek's Diloram Ibrahimova meets goths in Tashkent, who say that they are a dying breed as the authorities try to stamp out alternative cultures.
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Global Metal (Trailer)

In GLOBAL METAL, directors Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn set out to discover how the West's most maligned musical genre -- heavy metal -- has impacted the world...
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Trust report on the impartiality and accuracy of the BBC's coverage of the events known as the "Arab Spring"

In June 2011 the Trust decided to launch a review into the impartiality of the BBC’s coverage of the events known as the “Arab Spring”.
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