OXFORD MEDIA SOCIETY
Welcome to Trinity Term! The sun is shining, the collections are completed and it is time for the first set of ‘Recommends’ from our new committee. Enjoy!
The concept of media manipulation is all too familiar, but this article zooms in on a particular mode of deception used by Twitter to dictate the content we see.
This piece looks at the Covid crisis in India through the lens of social media, as different platforms act as a last resort for desperate people to seek help.
In the News
A snapshot of the series of crises embroiling the government at the moment, co-written by one of our Week 3 guests, Gabriel Pogrund.
Gone are the days of the tap on the shoulder. MI5 have now launched an Instagram to appeal to a new demographic in their search for spies.
An analysis of the political implications of Michael Rakowitz’s statue in Margate which depicts a solider who served in the Iraq war.