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Political Bias on our TV networks

It’s hard these days to escape bias. Whether in news reports, television shows, anything you watch will be written by someone who has a stance on what they’re writing about and it’s hard to leave that outside. Often, it’s subtle and unnoticed by the audience but even when an opinion is obvious, it may not…

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Channel 4: If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It!

The government’s been knocking on the doors of the country’s cultural institutions for the last few years, and it seems it’s Channel 4’s turn for a visit. They are currently considering privatising the channel which has been publicly owned since its launch under the Thatcher government in 1982. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden says that it…

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End of the F****ing World Review

The End of the F***ing World is a British dark comedy-drama television programme, based on a graphic novel of the same name by Charles Forsman. The series follows the characters of James (Alex Lawther), a psychopath, and Alyssa (Jessica Barden), a rebellious classmate who sees in James a chance to escape from her life at…

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Bake Off is now background noise

‘The Great British Bake Off’ is a national treasure, and has been since its birth on the BBC with everyone’s favourite, Mary Berry. However, since the show has transferred over to Channel 4, viewers have become divided about what the show has become. ‘Bake Off’ used to be an endearing, feel good show, which made…

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Leaving Neverland

The world is in a state of shock, anger, and confusion once again after the release of a new documentary about Michael Jackson’s sexual abuse allegations. It has been hard to escape the controversy of the Leaving Neverland documentary, which explores the sexual abuse of Wade Robson and James Safechuck. Directed by Dan Reed and…

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Derry Girls review

Lisa McGee’s wickedly funny sitcom Derry Girls has returned to Channel 4 for a second series, so viewers can follow the antics of Erin, Orla, Michelle, Clare, and James once more as they navigate their way through Northern Ireland during the Troubles of the 1990s. If you haven’t seen the first series, which you should…

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