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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

U.S. Treasuries remain mixed ahead of Fed Chair Yellen’s speech, 7-year auction

The U.S. Treasuries slid ahead of a host of speeches by FOMC members throughout this week, especially from the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, scheduled on June 27. Also, the 5-year and 7-year auctions, due to be held...

U.S. Treasuries remain mixed ahead of Fed Chair Yellen’s speech, 7-year auction

The U.S. Treasuries slid ahead of a host of speeches by FOMC members throughout this week, especially from the Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, scheduled on June 27. Also, the 5-year and 7-year auctions, due to be held...

German business confidence sees fifth consecutive rise, underpins optimism for H2 growth

The Munich-based Ifo institutes business climate index rose to 115.1 in June from 114.6 in May, exceeding analysts expectations for a value of 114.4. Ifos two sub-indices measuring current conditions and future...

UK gilts remain downbeat ahead of BoE’s Financial Stability Report, Governor Carney’s speech

The UK gilts remained downbeat at the start of the trading week as investors remain focused to watch the Bank of Englands (BoE) Financial Stability Report (FSR) and Governor Mark Carneys speech, both scheduled on June 27....

Eurozone periphery bonds rally ahead of ECB President Draghi’s speech; investors defy stronger German Ifo business index

The Eurozone periphery bonds rallied Monday as investors wait to watch the European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghis speech later in the day. However, the market has largely shrugged off the benchmark Germanys...

Politics

US under Trump Series: Trump pours on cold water on 'Comey tapes' speculation

With a series of tweets, President Donald Trump poured cold water over the hot speculations that has been brewing for months that there are tapes of conversations between him and the former FBI director James Comey. After...

Why Lesotho's in such a mess and what can be done about it

In an interview following his recent return as Prime Minister of Lesotho, Tom Thabane has blamed the army for the countrys chronic political instability. Stating that his previous administration (after an election in 2012)...

US under Trump Series: US department of Justice launches investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email scandal

According to a Fox News report, which was confirmed by Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley, the U.S. Department of Justice has launched a formal inquiry into whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...

Data Of Almost 200M Americans Collected By GOP Leaked, No Protection Whatsoever

When collecting data from citizens for use in things like winning elections, it makes sense to afford hoard with heavyweight protection. Not only did the GOP fail to do this, which led to the leak of data of 198 million...

Julius Caesar in our times

All the worlds a stage, Shakespeare once wrote. In recent weeks, that Shakespearean adage has been particularly resonant, with the New York Public Theaters production of Julius Caesar attracting worldwide scrutiny...

Science

Elon Musk Tells Climate Change Deniers To Get A Thermometer

The vast majority of scientists agree that climate change is real and that it is being sped up by human activity, theres no debate there. Unfortunately, there are still those with influence in the political sphere that...

Scientist Say Lack Of Funding Is Biggest Obstacle To Immortality

For centuries, humanity has been searching for ways to live longer, resist diseases, and generally have a happier life. Throughout the centuries, people thought that the biggest challenge to discovering the secret to...

Electric Cars Can Also Power Buildings When Parked, Researchers Say

It seems there is one more reason to get an electric car other than to protect the environment. According to researchers, vehicles running on electricity can also power buildings without suffering battery drain or...

10% Of US Energy Harvested From Renewables, There Is Hope

When President Donald Trump announced that he was going to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord, hardly anyone was surprised. Even so, many still despaired regarding the future of renewable energy. Fortunately, it seems...

Driverless Cars Gets Neil deGrasse Tyson Seal Of Approval

As one of the most popular and beloved scientific figures in the world, if Professor Neil deGrasse Tyson says that a particular scientific trend is great, most people tend to pay attention. Thats why his words of...

Technology

Switch Helps Nintendo Surpass Sony’s Market Cap, Hits $48.9 Billion

Nintendos latest console called the Switch has been making a lot of fuss recently. Not only is it currently the most desirable console in the market, spurred by supply shortages, it also helped Nintendo achieve substantial...

American Medical Records Accessible Via Google, Here’s How To Remove Them

Medical records are supposed to be private documents that are only for the eyes of medical professionals in charge of the respective patients. However, it turns out that these records can actually be viewed by anyone if...

This AR Super Mario Simulation Is Traffic Accident Waiting To Happen

Remember when politicians used to hawk all the time that video games are dangerous? Someone actually created an augmented reality simulation of Super Mario that proves these politicians right, in a way. Not only does it...

Here Are The Sega Forever Games That Are Available For Download

When Sega announced that it would be making some of its most iconic video games available for free on mobile, the world waited in anticipation. Now that the service is available, some might be wondering what games are...

New Mobile Malware Can Drain Bank Accounts

Internet users are constantly being warned to be careful when downloading software. However, this is a bit difficult when malware is pretending to be official updates. This is exactly what a new variant of a malicious...
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KRConsumer Sentiment Ind*

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111.1 %

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106.2 %

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2.8 %

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