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TribLIVE
Pitt’s Class of 2016 prepares for next big stepShe was awarded a Fulbright scholarship and will pursue a master's in general s
Pitt’s Class of 2016 prepares for next big step
TribLIVE / Posted an hour ago
She was awarded a Fulbright scholarship and will pursue a master's in general studies and international development at the University of Sussex in England. “It's bittersweet,” she said of Sunday's graduation. “Pitt's given me four of the best... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
See how beer is made at Loddon BreweryStephen 'Steve' Brown, who has been brewing since 1979, when he began at Harvey
See how beer is made at Loddon Brewery
Reading Evening Post / Posted 4 days ago
Stephen 'Steve' Brown, who has been brewing since 1979, when he began at Harvey's Brewery in Lewes, while studying at the University of Sussex. He said: "Not much has changed in here since 2003, all the equipment runs like clockwork and that's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
HIV Can Be Manageable in ZimbabweWhen I came to the UK in September 2015 to study at the University of Sussex, I
HIV Can Be Manageable in Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
When I came to the UK in September 2015 to study at the University of Sussex, I was told that the HIV medication I was on, was not available, which was frustrating. It was frustrating because instead of taking a single pill containing different... Read more
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express
The goat who fell in love with a doga bite of steak out of my mouth and her expression seemed to say: “Finally! It
The goat who fell in love with a dog
express / Posted 7 days ago
a bite of steak out of my mouth and her expression seemed to say: “Finally! It worked!” Cats are even better operators. University of Sussex scientist Karen McComb found that cats use tailored purring to demand food from their owners that... Read more
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Psych Central
Pitch of Infant’s Cry May Be Prone to Gender Stereotypingand masculinity to babies based on the pitch of their cries. The study was con
Pitch of Infant’s Cry May Be Prone to Gender Stereotyping
Psych Central / Posted 8 days ago
and masculinity to babies based on the pitch of their cries. The study was conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Sussex, the University of Lyon/Saint-Etienne and Hunter College City University of New York. The findings show... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Gender stereotyping may start as young as 3 monthsattributing degrees of femininity and masculinity to babies solely based on the
Gender stereotyping may start as young as 3 months
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
attributing degrees of femininity and masculinity to babies solely based on the pitch of their cries," said David Reby from University of Sussex in the UK. "Adults who are told, or already know, that a baby with a high-pitched cry is a boy said they... Read more
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The Irish Times
William Shakespeare: wealth, oaths and foliosjest and so cannot be kept. Few works on Shakespeare written in the past 20 ye
William Shakespeare: wealth, oaths and folios
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
jest and so cannot be kept. Few works on Shakespeare written in the past 20 years contain so many insights. Andrew Hadfield is professor of English at the University of Sussex. His most recent book is The Oxford Handbook of English Prose, 1500-... Read more
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Medical News Today
Gender stereotypes may influence perception of babies' criesadults, gender stereotypes influence the perception of babies' cries. Dr. Davi
Gender stereotypes may influence perception of babies' cries
Medical News Today / Posted 9 days ago
adults, gender stereotypes influence the perception of babies' cries. Dr. David Reby, of the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex, UK, and colleagues publish their findings in the journal BMC Psychology. According to the Office of... Read more
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New Kerala
Gender stereotyping begins as young as 3 months - newkerala.com #52853of femininity and masculinity to babies based on the pitch of their cries, as s
Gender stereotyping begins as young as 3 months - newkerala.com #52853
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
of femininity and masculinity to babies based on the pitch of their cries, as shown by the study by researchers from the University of Sussex, the University of Lyon/Saint-Etienne and Hunter College City University of New York. The study found... Read more
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New Kerala
Why men can't recognise gender of new-born babies - newkerala.com #52865degrees of femininity and masculinity to babies solely based on the pitch of th
Why men can't recognise gender of new-born babies - newkerala.com #52865
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
degrees of femininity and masculinity to babies solely based on the pitch of their cries," said David Reby from the University of Sussex in Britain. The team recorded the spontaneous cries of 15 boys and 13 girls who were on average four... Read more
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Daily Mail
How we gender stereotype babiesAnd men who are told a baby is a boy tend to perceive greater discomfort in its
How we gender stereotype babies
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
And men who are told a baby is a boy tend to perceive greater discomfort in its cry. Psychologist Dr David Reby, of the University of Sussex, said: ‘It is intriguing gender stereotyping can start as young as three months, with adults attributing... Read more
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Daily Star
Supportive mum lets twin son, 4, who has decided he is a girl wear skirt to schoolmorning, I could see how happy he was as a girl.” Gender stereotyping begins a
Supportive mum lets twin son, 4, who has decided he is a girl wear skirt to school
Daily Star / Posted 10 days ago
morning, I could see how happy he was as a girl.” Gender stereotyping begins at just three months old when grown-ups guess a baby’s sex based on the sound of its crying, psychologist Dr David Reby, of the University of Sussex, said.Related art... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Here's how to mess your kids upneed to be aware of. It was published in a new report by the Early Intervention
Here's how to mess your kids up
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
need to be aware of. It was published in a new report by the Early Intervention Foundation, where I am CE, along with the University of Sussex. Its findings? Simply: that unresolved conflict between parents has a potent influence on children's... Read more
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PhysOrg
Wapiti whistles sound like Ringwraith shriekscan carry great distances. 'Larger animals tend to have deeper resonances and l
Wapiti whistles sound like Ringwraith shrieks
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
can carry great distances. 'Larger animals tend to have deeper resonances and lower voices', says David Reby, from the University of Sussex, UK, explaining how the pitch of an animal's voice tends to be a good indicator of its size: animals... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Elk Make Creepy Shrieks By Whistling Through Their Nosesshouldn't be an exception. It has a large voice box built for making deep sound
Elk Make Creepy Shrieks By Whistling Through Their Noses
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 11 days ago
shouldn't be an exception. It has a large voice box built for making deep sounds, not squeaky ones. Researchers from the University of Sussex decided to put the puzzle to rest by recording elk calls and studying their vocal patterns. Turns out... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Elk Make Creepy Shrieks By Whistling Through Their Nosesshouldn't be an exception. It has a large voice box built for making deep sound
Elk Make Creepy Shrieks By Whistling Through Their Noses
KIVI Boise / Posted 11 days ago
shouldn't be an exception. It has a large voice box built for making deep sounds, not squeaky ones. Researchers from the University of Sussex decided to put the puzzle to rest by recording elk calls and studying their vocal patterns. Turns out... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Done Sensibly, Agricultural Development Can Reduce PovertyanalysisBy Andy Mckay, United Nations University, Channing Arndt, University of
Done Sensibly, Agricultural Development Can Reduce Poverty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
analysisBy Andy Mckay, United Nations University, Channing Arndt, University of Copenhagen and Finn Tarp, University of Sussex The recovery and acceleration of economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa since about 1995 has been widely recognised. But... Read more
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Daily Mail
Blind people can tell how big someone is by listening to their voicewith the same degree of accuracy as sighted adults,' the researchers said. Kat
Blind people can tell how big someone is by listening to their voice
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
with the same degree of accuracy as sighted adults,' the researchers said. Katarzyna Pisanski, a psychologist at the University of Sussex, and her colleagues conducted a study to determine any differences between the ability of blind people... Read more
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redOrbit
Fossil fuels could be phased out in 10 years, expert claims& Social Science. Study author Professor Benjamin Sovacool, who serves as Dire
Fossil fuels could be phased out in 10 years, expert claims
redOrbit / Posted 12 days ago
& Social Science. Study author Professor Benjamin Sovacool, who serves as Director of the Sussex Energy Group at the University of Sussex in England, explained that a collaborative and interdisciplinary effort could make it possible for... Read more
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The Financial Express
Fossil fuels could be phased out globally in just 10 yrsthe worldwide reliance on burning fossil fuels could be phased out in just 10 y
Fossil fuels could be phased out globally in just 10 yrs
The Financial Express / Posted 15 days ago
the worldwide reliance on burning fossil fuels could be phased out in just 10 years. Professor Benjamin Sovacool at the University of Sussex believes that the next great energy revolution could take place in a fraction of the time of major... Read more
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New Kerala
Fossil fuels could be phased out globally in just 10 yrs - newkerala.com #50171the worldwide reliance on burning fossil fuels could be phased out in just 10 y
Fossil fuels could be phased out globally in just 10 yrs - newkerala.com #50171
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
the worldwide reliance on burning fossil fuels could be phased out in just 10 years. Professor Benjamin Sovacool at the University of Sussex believes that the next great energy revolution could take place in a fraction of the time of major... Read more
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New Kerala
Fossil fuels could be phased out globally in just 10 yrs - newkerala.com #50135the worldwide reliance on burning fossil fuels could be phased out in just 10 y
Fossil fuels could be phased out globally in just 10 yrs - newkerala.com #50135
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
the worldwide reliance on burning fossil fuels could be phased out in just 10 years. Professor Benjamin Sovacool at the University of Sussex believes that the next great energy revolution could take place in a fraction of the time of major... Read more
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Boston Globe
Research shows that there’s no scientific debate about climate changechange, 97.1 percent of them supported the idea that global warming is caused b
Research shows that there’s no scientific debate about climate change
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
change, 97.1 percent of them supported the idea that global warming is caused by humans. Earlier this year, however, University of Sussex professor Richard Tol published a comment criticizing the 2013 study and suggesting that 97 percent may... Read more
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Slate
Laughter Evolved as a Survival Technique—It Still Helps Us Get Through Awkward Situationsto maintain any kind of distance or any sense of social hierarchy when you’re j
Laughter Evolved as a Survival Technique—It Still Helps Us Get Through Awkward Situations
Slate / Posted 16 days ago
to maintain any kind of distance or any sense of social hierarchy when you’re just howling with laughter.” He might just have hit the nail on the head—even when we’re faking it. Jordan Raine is a Ph.D. researcher at the Universit... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fossil fuels could be phased out worldwide in a decade, says new studypublished by a major energy think tank in the UK. Professor Benjamin Sovacool,
Fossil fuels could be phased out worldwide in a decade, says new study
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
published by a major energy think tank in the UK. Professor Benjamin Sovacool, Director of the Sussex Energy Group at the University of Sussex, believes that the next great energy revolution could take place in a fraction of the time of major... Read more
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PhysOrg
Transparency is not a panacea for the resource curse, new study findsgas and mining companies "publish what they pay." Professor Benjamin Sovacool,
Transparency is not a panacea for the resource curse, new study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
gas and mining companies "publish what they pay." Professor Benjamin Sovacool, Director of the Sussex Energy Group at the University of Sussex, explains: "The basic idea is that more transparency about the revenues from oil and gas production... Read more
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The Scientist
Psychedelic Neuroimagingoffer insight into the nature of consciousness itself, said cognitive and compu
Psychedelic Neuroimaging
The Scientist / Posted 18 days ago
offer insight into the nature of consciousness itself, said cognitive and computational neuroscientist Anil Seth of the University of Sussex, U.K., who also did not participate in the work. “One of the main ways to try to understand the neural... Read more
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asianage
Researchers bring ‘smart hands’ closer to realitysuccessfully created tactile sensations on the palm using ultrasound sent throu
Researchers bring ‘smart hands’ closer to reality
asianage / Posted 19 days ago
successfully created tactile sensations on the palm using ultrasound sent through the hand. The study by scientists from University of Sussex in the UK is the first to find a way for users to feel what they are doing when interacting with... Read more
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asianage
Researchers bring �smart hands' closer to realitysuccessfully created tactile sensations on the palm using ultrasound sent throu
Researchers bring �smart hands' closer to reality
asianage / Posted 19 days ago
successfully created tactile sensations on the palm using ultrasound sent through the hand. The study by scientists from University of Sussex in the UK is the first to find a way for users to feel what they are doing when interacting with... Read more
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New Kerala
origin professor brings 'smart hands' closer to reality - newkerala.com #48201what they are doing when interacting with displays projected on their hand. Ac
origin professor brings 'smart hands' closer to reality - newkerala.com #48201
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
what they are doing when interacting with displays projected on their hand. According to professor Sriram Subramanian from University of Sussex, technologies will inevitably need to engage other senses such as touch as we enter into an "eye-free"... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Skin could soon become touchscreensends sensations to the palm from the back of the hand, so that the palm is fre
Skin could soon become touchscreen
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 days ago
sends sensations to the palm from the back of the hand, so that the palm is free to display the screen. The team from the University of Sussex is the first to find a way for users to feel what they are doing when interacting with displays... Read more
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PhysOrg
Research brings 'smart hands' closer to realitycloser after UK scientists successfully created tactile sensations on the palm
Research brings 'smart hands' closer to reality
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
closer after UK scientists successfully created tactile sensations on the palm using ultrasound sent through the hand. The University of Sussex-led study - funded by the Nokia Research Centre and the European Research Council – is the first to find... Read more
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The Irish Times
Welsh draggin'He studied natural sciences at the hugely prestigious Balliol College, Oxford,
Welsh draggin'
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
He studied natural sciences at the hugely prestigious Balliol College, Oxford, before taking further diplomas at the University of Sussex and (back again) dusty old Balliol. He must have been at that college with the likes of Christopher... Read more
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Salon.com
“When there is no middle class, there cannot be real democracy”of the last to move toward the hole rather than one of the first. When I inter
“When there is no middle class, there cannot be real democracy”
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
of the last to move toward the hole rather than one of the first. When I interviewed Tim Roper about his research at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom, he told me that when his findings were first published, scientists from all over... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The hand that robs the cradle: why does cinema still demonise grieving mothers?is still a romanticised notion of motherhood in our culture,” says Denise Turne
The hand that robs the cradle: why does cinema still demonise grieving mothers?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 24 days ago
is still a romanticised notion of motherhood in our culture,” says Denise Turner, a lecturer in social work at the University of Sussex whose research focuses on bereaved parents. “To be an archetypal ‘mother’ is to be selfless: endlessly... Read more
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The Hindu
UK-based academics demand restoration of academic rights, freedoms in Hyderabad Central Universitythe University of London, Oxford University, London School of Economics, Univer
UK-based academics demand restoration of academic rights, freedoms in Hyderabad Central University
The Hindu / Posted 25 days ago
the University of London, Oxford University, London School of Economics, University of Warwick, University College London, University of Sussex, the academics have expressed their “deep dismay over the police brutality directed at students and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Banned EU pesticide affects learning of honeybees but not bumblebeesby the European Union significantly affects the learning of honeybees but has n
Banned EU pesticide affects learning of honeybees but not bumblebees
PhysOrg / Posted 26 days ago
by the European Union significantly affects the learning of honeybees but has no effect on bumblebees - scientists from the University of Sussex have discovered. The research, published today, is the first time scientists have looked into how both... Read more
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Business Insider
How long your dog looks at you might tell you a surprising amount about what he or she is thinkinga long look indicates expectancy violation, similar to the, "Wait what?" double
How long your dog looks at you might tell you a surprising amount about what he or she is thinking
Business Insider / Posted 26 days ago
a long look indicates expectancy violation, similar to the, "Wait what?" double-take we’re all familiar with. In 2009, University of Sussex researchers reported in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that when a horse saw a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Panama Papers - How Journalists Walked the Walk As Politicians Just Talkednow and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any
Panama Papers - How Journalists Walked the Walk As Politicians Just Talked
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
now and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any were needed - of the need for investigative journalists to hold the powerful to account. Paul Lashmar is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University of... Read more
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The New Statesman
Lord Ashcroft denies links to Panama Papers firmdeveloped countries’ share of global exports by 2020”. Yet several studies – in
Lord Ashcroft denies links to Panama Papers firm
The New Statesman / Posted 27 days ago
developed countries’ share of global exports by 2020”. Yet several studies – including a DFID-commissioned paper by the University of Sussex – highlight that developing countries will lose out on exports as a consequence of the US and EU... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ANALYSIS: Panama Papers hold rich and powerful to accountbreaking now and will fill news bulletins for months – maybe years. It is proof
ANALYSIS: Panama Papers hold rich and powerful to account
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
breaking now and will fill news bulletins for months – maybe years. It is proof – if any were needed – of the need for investigative journalists to hold the powerful to account. Paul Lashmar is a senior lecturer in journalism, University of Su... Read more
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The New Statesman
It's not just Europeans who will feel the consequences of TTIPdeveloped countries’ share of global exports by 2020”. Yet several studies – in
It's not just Europeans who will feel the consequences of TTIP
The New Statesman / Posted 27 days ago
developed countries’ share of global exports by 2020”. Yet several studies – including a DFID-commissioned paper by the University of Sussex – highlight that developing countries will lose out on exports as a consequence of the US and EU... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to accountnow and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to account
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
now and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any were needed - of the need for investigative journalists to hold the powerful to account. *Paul Lashmar is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University o... Read more
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Queensland Times
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to accountnow and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to account
Queensland Times / Posted 28 days ago
now and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any were needed - of the need for investigative journalists to hold the powerful to account. *Paul Lashmar is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University o... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to accountnow and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to account
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 28 days ago
now and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any were needed - of the need for investigative journalists to hold the powerful to account. *Paul Lashmar is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University o... Read more
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News Mail
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to accountnow and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to account
News Mail / Posted 28 days ago
now and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any were needed - of the need for investigative journalists to hold the powerful to account. *Paul Lashmar is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University o... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to accountnow and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to account
Daily Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
now and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any were needed - of the need for investigative journalists to hold the powerful to account. *Paul Lashmar is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University o... Read more
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Northern Star
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to accountnow and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to account
Northern Star / Posted 28 days ago
now and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any were needed - of the need for investigative journalists to hold the powerful to account. *Paul Lashmar is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University o... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to accountnow and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any
Panama Papers: Media holds rich and powerful to account
The Daily Mercury / Posted 28 days ago
now and will fill news bulletins for months - maybe years. It is proof - if any were needed - of the need for investigative journalists to hold the powerful to account. *Paul Lashmar is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at the University o... Read more
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express
Punters brand Lotto a 'disgrace' after ANOTHER rolloverwinning ticket have soared to 45 million to one. John Haigh, associate tutor i
Punters brand Lotto a 'disgrace' after ANOTHER rollover
express / Posted 28 days ago
winning ticket have soared to 45 million to one. John Haigh, associate tutor in probability and statistics research at the University of Sussex, said: “The thing that’s striking is that we’re getting so many more rollovers than we’ve been... Read more
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