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Women, know your politics

Tweet Uncovered from The Original Ranch on Vimeo. Above, ‘Uncovered’, a short animated film inspired by women’s attitudes to community, participation and politics. The best ideas are, usually, the most simple ones. That’s one reason I’m a fan of a … Continue reading

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Young people and a load of bull

TweetKayla Whiting lives in Hackney, a former administrator for media social enterprise Poached Creative, she project managed the short community film Life’s A Bitch which got local young people involved in media and raised awareness about Staffordshire Bull Terriers. Here, … Continue reading

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Sex, drugs and the electoral roll?

Tweet In terms of unusual musical collaborations, it’s right up there with Jay-Z and Coldplay or Ozzy Osbourne and Miss Piggy. Rising star of the urban grime scene, Ghetts, has paired up with the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on … Continue reading

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What the golden arches reveal about community aspiration

TweetBy Mike Stevenson On a Scotrail train a few weeks ago, my attention was caught by a sign with a smiling face and the words “thank you for not putting your feet on the seat.’” I felt immediate warmth towards … Continue reading

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New York, LA, Gravesend; Kent gets its own US-style big society phone app

TweetGravesend doesn’t have too many claims to fame, aside perhaps from being the place where Pocohontas is buried and the former home of Bond girl Gemma Arterton. It never makes the national headlines – unless it’s for recording record high … Continue reading

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How to be an Asian journalist

Here’s an unforgettable question that I was once asked, ridiculous and thought-provoking in equal measure: “So tell me, what made you want to be an Asian journalist?” Continue reading

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