Facing The Consequences Of Being A Sunbed Addict

Facing The Consequences Of Being A Sunbed Addict

If I go a week without going on the sunbeds, I start to feel anxious. I use baby oil, so I cook myself. I had scabbing all over my shoulders. I’m literally cooking. I’m like a piece of meat in a frying pan. I don’t know if I can go on a sunbed again now. […]

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A crisis in coverage: How the news media fails to report on the climate emergency & what you can do

So when I was growing up in the early eighties, a brighter tomorrow seemed like it was just a day away. Book publishers and television shows plied the young with stories about how the science fiction of their childhood would become the science fact of their adulthood. And I loved all of it. But those […]

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What happens inside you when you read a story | BBC Ideas

What happens inside you when you read a story | BBC Ideas

There’s a Native American proverb that says, “The one who tells the story rules the world.” Stories have the potential to be incredibly powerful. They’re able to change how we relate to each other, to change prejudice, so the potential for stories to persuade is staggering. I read this really, really good research paper about […]

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Breakdowns On Campus: Students On The Edge

Breakdowns On Campus: Students On The Edge

Today’s Friday.I look like shit, I feel like shit, I’ve had a shit week.This module is set out so bloody stupid!Say hello.So we’re just chilling in the rain.CAT MEOWSI know. Are you stressed as well?I feel like I’m in, like, uncharted territory at the moment.You know, I’ve never had to deal with self harm before.I’ve […]

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A Foreign Affair | Ukraine women attract marriage suitors from across the world | Sunday Night

MATT DORAN: In Ukraine, the women outnumber the men by almost two to one. And finding a husband for these single women is a booming industry. Hello. I’m Serafina. I have 24 years. I live in Odessa. # Got me looking so crazy right now, # your love’s got me… Hello. I’m Yelena. I’m 31 […]

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Summer Stupidity: GLADIATOR (Media Review!)

Summer Stupidity: GLADIATOR (Media Review!)

Gladiator is a movie about exactly what you expect. None of it is accurate, but all of it is awesome. Our story follows Russell Crowe as the totally made up general Maximus, commanding in Germania, because he loves Rome as much as he loves his very much still alive wife and son. His best buddy […]

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Media Impact Project Measurement System

Media Impact Project Measurement System

You tell stories you want people to pay attention to them. You also want to make a difference. So how do you ensure that your work has the impact you want? Meet the media impact project measurement system. It’s an open source system for determining how media can engage audiences and determine what works and […]

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What It Feels Like To Have Depression | Body Language

What It Feels Like To Have Depression | Body Language

When I tell people I took a year off uni, I always say it’s because I was unwell. But I never say I was mentally unwell. I know people will react differently, but it shouldn’t be that way. Those two statements should be treated the same. I think the first time I told someone I […]

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I lost my three sons to suicide – BBC Stories

I lost my three sons to suicide  – BBC Stories

This family is just destroyed. The question: “Why?” will always be in my head. It’s horrendous to think that there might actually be people who die because our strategy is not implemented. What was life like growing up with your children? Very busy. It was a very busy and noisy household. Three boys, two girls, […]

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The Rise of Fentanyl: Drug Addiction On The I-95 – Two Years On

The Rise of Fentanyl: Drug Addiction On The I-95 – Two Years On

# Oh, say can you see…? # Get him on the ground. HE GROANS Get him on the ground. Sir! It is the number one public health challenge of our time. Sir! Pulse. MAN CONTINUES TO GROAN It’s not a poor people thing any more, it’s not a inner-city ghetto drug any more, it’s everywhere. […]

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