Academic research should not be decided by Twitter lynch mob, writes sports researcher and sociological academic Dr James Connor.
When a leading cultural magazine fantasises about murder, when a political candidate chokes and punches a journalist, we’re in a very different place, writes journalist and media-watcher Christopher Warren.
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Who'd have thought, The Daily Mail is not an authoritative source.
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