By Iris Raith Big bold letters, catchy phrases and personal pictures – this is what can be seen when one chooses to go through the tabloid press. Newspapers that fall under this category employ sensationalism in order to maximize their revenue and instant readership. More often than not, fact-checking and
By Uilson Jones Ever since the dawn of time, the history of Ukraine has been plagued by imperialism, colonialism, and cultural genocide. After finally gaining independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, hopes were high for a stable transition to democracy and economic and political stability. However, this was cut
By Aysu Arslaner Whenever German officials are involved in scandals it tremendously impacts the political landscape and the public discourse. Those patterns became evident earlier this June when 17 staff members of the police tactical unit (Spezialeinsatzkommando) in Frankfurt am Main were found to be in right-wing extremist group chats.
By Luma Andrade Trigger warning: This article contains discussions of domestic violence, which some may find distressing. Therefore, please respect your boundaries and do not proceed with this article if it might negatively affect you. Some people are lucky enough to be able to call their houses their homes, but
By Federico Arcuri Nowadays, with China trying to strengthen its political and ideological influence abroad, it is increasingly common for mainstream media to mention the rise in Chinese investment and trade in Africa as an example of Chinese soft power. As a matter of fact, China is exploiting a favorable
By Ignacio Otero Honrado It is undeniable that students have been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many institutions and organizations have started to investigate how the lack of practical and physical classes may affect the performance and psyche of students worldwide. During uncertain times like these, people start to
By Iris Raith How do you document history pertaining to terrorist activities without offering them a safe haven from possible legal proceedings? This is one of the questions that arose from the unraveling of the Belfast Project in 2011. This academic project was initiated in 2001, a few years after