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Bias
Bias

Bias is when a source, deliberately or not, shows an inclination towards a particular group or person.

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2011 – The Arab Spring

25 January 2011 – Cairo From 2010 to 2012 a series of revolutions spread across the Arab world. Anger at the ruling classes was fuelled

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2010 – Wikileaks

25 July 2010 – The Internet… Sensitive documents have always been leaked. Sometimes these come from “whistle blowers”, unhappy at the way institutions or government

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1998 – Google, Inc.
1998 – Google, Inc.

4 September 1998 – Menlo Park Hoover, Xerox and Coke have come to mean vacuum cleaner, photocopier and cola in colloquial English. Such was the

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Can the Conservative Party Re-Write History?

Well, here’s a good “water cooler” conversation for history departments across the country: if you can no longer Google something, did it ever happen? Today,

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Pretty graphs > thesis
Pretty graphs > thesis

Lots of lines – what do they tell us?

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It’s 1981 again!
It’s 1981 again!

The United Nations declared 1981 the International Year of Disabled People. Around the world, events were planned to bring attention to the achievements and struggles

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Piles of Books
Piles of Books

Ugh. At that point where I am reading to death the definitions and explanations of the most mundane of topics. This week – what happened

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