All posts tagged Social Media

Radio’s unavoidable decline, and what it means for the music industry.

In a world governed by technology and the internet, music consumption is one of the fastest-growing, but more importantly, fastest-changing industries today. The internet has completely transformed the way the […]

Bald issues and in-betweens

I was rinsing my hair using Johnson’s baby shampoo, partly because I forgot to go to Superdrug, but also because I’m desperately trying to defrizz my crazy hair that doesn’t […]

Feeling lonely? You’re not alone

When I was trying to find a theme for this column, I spent ages looking for something that I really felt passionate about, until I realised it had been staring […]

Friends and loved ones of those experiencing mental health problems occupy the liminal space between within and without – so what do they have to say?

Parents, siblings, extended family, friends, co-workers and peers, all of these people matter in varying ways to individuals. They are our support networks. Without them, many of us would crumble, […]

You’re looking at video Gaming Disorder the wrong way

Controversy has been stirred up concerning the fact WHO has added ‘Gaming Disorder’ in its disease classification manual… so of course video game journalists and in-denial gamers are going to […]

Make this summer count

Whether it’s your penultimate year, your final year, or (to all you keen newbies reading) your first year, the next academic year officially begins on Monday 24thSeptember 2018. With this […]

Exclusive Interview with Benjamin Murphy on his Exhibition ‘Lavish Entropy’

Benjamin Murphy is most well-known for creating darkly alluring monochromatic, figurative line drawings using the esoteric medium of electrical tape. Murphy cuts the black tape and affixes it upon glass, […]

For George Orwell to get published now he would have to flash his nipples on Love Island and Vera Wang would start promoting Pretty Little Thing on Instagram

Last summer, I found myself discussing the differences between fame and infamy (https://www.shoutoutuk.org/2017/09/11/shakespeare-wouldnt-make-now-hed-cbb-clothing-line-rep-fittea/). Essentially, I concluded that in the last decade there has been a rise and media takeover of […]

I Believe Her

This week, two Ireland and Ulster Rugby players, Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, were found not guilty of raping a woman in 2016. The shock verdict resulted in rallies across […]