Posts Tagged With ‘Media’

  1. English media

    The media, or “Press”, in England is world famous for some good and some bad reasons. The good reasons include that it’s not censored – anyone can write anything they like as long as it does not incite violence or hatred. This freedom of the press is an important English tradition, but it wasn’t always […]

  2. Words in the news: Unfurl

    Origin: Nick Clegg has said “the cat is out of the bag” on devolution in the UK and predicts the issue will dominate British politics whatever the result of Scotland’s independence referendum. The deputy prime minister promised to be on the picket lines calling for greater decentralisation in England as he insisted irreversible further powers […]

  3. Words in the news: Detox

    Origin: Do you sleep with your smartphone or tablet by your bedside? Do you check your email, Facebook page or Instagram the moment you wake up? Do your family members implore you to look up from your phone? You might need a digital detox. Constant use of email, social media and constant news feeds can […]

  4. Words in the news: Haemorrhage

    Origin: A senior US health official said the outbreak was out of control but insisted it could be stopped. Ebola has claimed 728 lives in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone this year. The current mortality rate is about 55%. Meanwhile, an American doctor infected with the virus is improving in hospital after returning to the […]

  5. Pink Floyd

    Any self-respecting music lover would know at least a teeny bit about Pink Floyd. If I were to describe Pink Floyd in one word, I would say psychedelic and I am sure that many people would agree with me. This English rock band is in fact, an icon in the music world. Their music continues […]

  6. Words in the news: Commendable

    Gotze demonstrated perfect technique and commendable calm to chest down Andre Schurrle’s pass and sweep in a left-foot finish with the prospect of a penalty shootout only seven minutes away. Argentina, with skipper Lionel Messi looking subdued despite flashes of his talent, could not respond and Germany claimed their first World Cup since they beat […]