FAKE NEWS ESSAY

REFLECTING on the ‘Fake News’ hype and how the mainstream media’s use of the phrase has been used to shape society.   “’Fake news’ is information that has been deliberately fabricated and disseminated with the intention to deceive and mislead others into believing falsehoods or doubting verifiable facts” (McGonagle 2017).   The term ‘Fake news’ … Continue reading FAKE NEWS ESSAY

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Bleak observations living in 1 of Scotland’s poorest towns

  No one likes to see anyone else doing well   Far from being happy that one of their own has succeeded in life, there seems to be a deep routed resentment of anyone that is doing well. Perhaps this success reflects back on them the mundane reality of their own lives. Maybe the deprivation … Continue reading Bleak observations living in 1 of Scotland’s poorest towns