Authors Posts by Jack Ashton

Jack Ashton


Jack Ashton: No one cares that you don’t watch Love Island

In the early 20th Century, the Editor of the Listener, BBC’s cultural magazine, refused to look at his viewing figures for fear they might...
horse racing by dreamtemp on pixabay

“You bet, they die”: horse-racing horrors

Concrete goes to print and in front of your eyes once every two weeks. In between you reading our last edition and you reading...
Optiknv, Wikimedia

Canary corner: what’s up at Carrow Road?

In the midst of Man City being crowned Premier League champions, Mo Salah cementing his otherworldly season with the PFA player of the year...
UEA football derby day

Men’s foot-brawl

A lacklustre first half was brought to life by the crowd as UEA men’s football faced off against Essex’s ‘Blades’ this Derby Day. Men’s football...
media sign, from wikimedia commons

Why working class kids struggle to break into media

7% of the British population is privately educated. Compared to 51% of top journalists (Sutton Trust). According to a report published by the...
birthday cake by theambitiousdiaries on flickr

Jack Ashton: How to turn 21

I turned 21 recently. Unlike being 16 where I could legally have sex, 17 where I could legally drive and 18 where I could...