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John Jewell

John Jewell

Dr John Jewell is the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Cardiff BA in Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.

Research and teaching interests include the representation of asylum seekers and refugees in the British media and the history and development of the popular press. I am also interested in advertising, propaganda and political communication.

It's all too easy to switch off from bad news – and it's dangerous too

Jun 17, 2017 16:32 pm UTC| Insights & Views

The full horror of the Grenfell Tower fire in west London is still to emerge. Like millions of others, I watched live as TV breakfast reports showed the blaze in its intensity and eyewitnesses told of their devastating...

Why Car Share is the one of the greatest comedies ever made

May 03, 2017 02:00 am UTC| Insights & Views Entertainment

This evening sees the final episode of series two of Car Share, the Peter Kay and Sian Gibson BBC One sitcom, which revolves around the developing romantic relationship of the two lead characters as they journey to and...

If Facebook ruled the world: Mark Zuckerberg's vision of a digital future

Feb 28, 2017 06:34 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

Mark Zuckerberg, the 32-year-old multi-billionaire co-founder and CEO of Facebook has published his manifesto for the future. Its a comprehensive vision, running at nearly 6,000 words and the political and media elites...

US under Trump Series

Everything you wanted to know about @realdonaldtrump's Twitter habit

Feb 02, 2017 15:23 pm UTC| Technology Politics

Another day, another tweet, another incident. This time Donald Trump, the prolific and seemingly indiscriminate tweeter who just happens to be leader of the free world has damaged diplomatic relations with Australia by...

Regional newspapers are starving to death but can local journalism survive?

Aug 04, 2016 09:58 am UTC| Insights & Views Business

In October 2015, at a cost of 220m, Trinity Mirror, the parent company of Mirror newspapers and the Sunday People, took complete control of Local World publisher of around 100 local newspaper titles. The purchase has...

Come on Wales – outrage over Mars support for England football team is storm in a tea-break

Jun 01, 2016 02:06 am UTC| Insights & Views Sports

Welsh football fans are up in arms. They are calling for a boycott of Mars bars after claims that the confectionery super company has snubbed Wales and its fans by flaunting its support for England in the forthcoming...

New Day barely dawned: here's why UK's latest paper closed after just two months

May 05, 2016 16:02 pm UTC| Insights & Views Business

So, barely two months and 50 editions since Trinity Mirror launched its bright new newspaper venture, The New Day, the company has announced its closure. Confirming widespread industry speculation and the worst fears of...

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Economy

Euro area flash consumer sentiment index rises in April

Consumer confidence in the euro area rose at the beginning of the second quarter. Most euro area economic sentiment surveys followed a downward trend in the first few months of this year. Indeed, in January having reached...

Hungarian wages rise year-on-year in February, wages to grow around 10 pct in 2018

Hungarys labor market continues to be in a good shape. Todays released figures showed that Hungarian wages rose 11.9 percent year-on-year in February, slightly down from Januarys recorded growth of 13.8 percent...

U.S. Treasuries silent ahead of FOMC members Evans, Williams’ speeches

The U.S. Treasuries remained silent on the end trading day of the week as investors wait to watch the Federal Open Market Committees (FOMC) members Evans and Williams deliver their speeches, later in the day, which shall...

German bunds gain after March producer price index misses market expectations

The German bunds remained on the upside Friday after the countrys producer price index (PPI) for the month of March missed market expectations and investors are now eyeing the eurozones consumer confidence index for the...

Canadian economic growth likely to decline to 1.9 pct in 2018, 1.6 pct next year: HSBC Securities

Canadian economic growth is expected to decline to 1.9 percent this year and 1.6 percent in the next year, according to a recent research report from HSBC Securities. From an average pace of 3.7 percent in the prior four...

Politics

Rise of cryptocurrencies could curb American power

There has been a lot of talk in foreign policy circles of the coming post-American world in which the international system will transition from a unipolar to a multipolar system. But, as we currently stand, the US remains...

South Africa's future hinges on Ramaphosa's strategic skills

South Africas 2018 State of the Nation address by the president of South Africa has been postponed. This unprecedented step makes it clear that the country is seeing the final days of Jacob Zuma as president although it...

Is full transparency good for democracy?

With the approval of President Donald Trump, the House of Representatives released the so-called Nunes memo on Feb. 2. In it, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes describes alleged abuses of surveillance...

Empowering the powerless: Let's end energy poverty

Power to the people, the activists chanted in the 1960s. The revolutionaries of yesteryear never dreamed of the scientific and technological innovations that could light up distant shelters and communities in the...

How neoliberalism is damaging your mental health

There is a widespread perception that mental ill health is on the rise in the West, in tandem with a prolonged decline in collective well-being. The idea that there are social and economic causes behind this perceived...

Science

Eyebrows Were Crucial For Human Survival, Study Says

The human eyebrows are often two of the most underrated and yet essential physical aspects of a persons appearance that influences interactions. For example, a unibrow can often result in mockery and the same goes for...

Undetected Asteroid Nearly Missed The Earth, Shows Glaring Holes In Detection Capabilities

Its a general rule to trust governments and space agencies to be able to do things like detect oncoming asteroids that might impact the earth at some point. However, a recent incident proves that there are still holes in...

Elon Musk Proves How Crazy He Is With Party Balloon And Bouncy House Idea

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is considered something of a mad scientist by a lot of people, but not all for the wrong reasons. He has taken huge risks and leaps of faith that would have caused many to age prematurely with dread but...

USDA Is Cool With Scientists Genetically Editing Food

In case anyone was wondering what the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) was doing with all of the genetic engineering thats going on in the world of food, the answer is absolutely nothing. The agency recently...

Reputed Journal Retracts Flawed CRISPR Paper A Little Too Late

Science is a process that is often riddled with issues that affect the results of the work being done. This is why multiple experiments need to be conducted first before making conclusions and why papers need to be...

Technology

Amazon Awarded Patent To Be A Police Informant Ratting Out On Crypto Crimes

Crimes committed using cryptocurrency has been a source of concern for law enforcement agencies ever since Bitcoin started gaining popularity. It turns out that being able to conduct online transactions anonymously using a...

New Gaming Smartphone Comes With RGB Lighting, Gaming To The Extreme

Despite the fervent mockery of video game purists, smartphones are becoming viable gaming platforms. The recent releases of Fortnite Battle Royale on mobile and PUBG Mobile are proof of this concept. With the increasing...

Tim Cook Says He Doesn’t Want To Merge MacOS And iOS, Sort Of

The MacOS and the iOS are two different operating systems intended for two different sets of products that are made by Apple. One works on laptops and computers, while the other works on iPhones and iPads. Responding to...

Fortnite To Launch In China, Some Players Worry Over Too Many Features

Fortnite Battle Royale is one of those games that is already huge in the Western market before it even entered the Chinese sector, which is an incredible feat. Now, the developers are indicating that the game might finally...

Google Sacrificing Allo To Replace SMS With An iMessage Android Equivalent

Android smartphones have earned the reputation of having terrible SMS features for over 10 years. while iPhone users have been enjoying the iMessage for the better part of that same amount of time. In an effort to finally...
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