Entries by Christopher Beanland from 09/2011

Why the Drums Write Great Break up Songs

| Posted 09.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

Some music critics have been rather unkind about the new album by The Drums. But these hacks are missing the point about the New York indie troupe's second full-length offering, which was released this week.

How it Feels to Have Your Phone Hacked

| Posted 09.15.2011 | UK

The great tabloid scandal of 2011 throws up one last point of order: what was actually in the messages that were hacked? And how does it feel when your privacy is invaded?

Asylum Seekers Deserve Help not Hindrance From the Media

| Posted 09.22.2011 | UK

Why do asylum seekers get such a rough ride in the media? There seems to be a fundamental misunderstanding at the heart of the debate which is exploited by certain papers and politicians to trick the British public into thinking things which aren't true.