A Collection of blogs exploring the impact of digital technology on society

Author Ellie Hunte-Wood

How do we make the media more inclusive?

During the summer, I worked at The Athlete Media Group, an online platform that looks to tell the stories of under-represented athletes in an authentic and honest manner. Through interviewing and writing the stories of the athletes, rather than focus… Continue Reading →

A Sweetened Approach to Sexism: The Celebrity Feminist

Sexism within the entertainment industry is a notorious tale as old as time. Whilst stories of sexual assault and harassment are beginning to spill out of the seams of all industries, the actions of the stars on our screens are… Continue Reading →

#MeToo: The Breakdown

Since October 2017, #MeToo has featured on the feeds of millions of us across the globe. The movement has sparked debates internationally involving a variety of notable figures and celebrities in its fight to end sexual violence and provide support… Continue Reading →

The Fourth Wave Feminist: Activist or Slactivist?

The shape of the feminist movement is changing. Diminishing are the days where social change lied within hands armed with picket signs, ignited bras and megaphones. Yet, the opportunities to challenge social injustice still remain at our fingertips. For the… Continue Reading →

Mention Misogyny: Social Media Abuse against Women

  On February 6th 1918, the passing of the Representation of the People Act extended voting rights to women. Exclusion from parliamentary politics during the 19thcentury led to the congregation of campaigners forming the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies. Through… Continue Reading →

The Internet’s Forgotten Future Feminists

In 2017, “Feminism” was named word of the year by the Merriam-Webster dictionary. The theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes had a 70% increase in searches in comparison to the year before. With the global… Continue Reading →

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