Joe Sandler Clarke
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Joe Sandler Clarke is a freelance journalist who has written for The Sunday Times, The Guardian and When Saturday Comes; as well as various other publications. He was recently employed as Media Intern at the University of Manchester Students' Union; a role in which he led three media outlets including The Mancunion newspaper. He is currently studying an MA in Newspaper Journalism at City University London.

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Peter Tatchell: 'FA Not Supporting Gay Footballers'

(0) Comments | Posted 21 October 2013 | (12:16)

Peter Tatchell has said the Football Association is not supporting gay players, accusing those at the top of the organisation of "shirking their responsibility" to tackle homophobia in the game.

The leading gay rights activist has said he knows gay and bisexual footballers who are out to their team mates...

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Gary Younge: 'What Do I Tell My Son After Trayvon Martin's Murder?'

(0) Comments | Posted 12 October 2013 | (23:14)

The American government isn't working.

By a strange quirk of the country's political system, the Republican Party was able to shut it down and bring the world to the brink of economic catastrophe. All as part of a bid to renegotiate a

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'It's Wrong To Put Blame On Spurs Fans': Tottenham Hotspur's Y-Word Controversy

(0) Comments | Posted 15 September 2013 | (16:49)

Daniel Wynne is a governor of a united synagogue primary school in North London, he has visited both Auschwitz and Anne Frank House and his family fled the Nazis to come to England.

He's also a lifelong Spurs fan, whose decision to sing along with "anti-Semitic" when at White...

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The Tab Has Improved Student Journalism

(0) Comments | Posted 11 September 2013 | (21:58)

The Tab, the student publication which has gone national having gained over 500,000 visitors a month last year, has improved student journalism.

It's not something you hear that often, particularly not from someone like me who spent most of their free time at university working for...

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Interview: David Cromwell and David Edwards - Media Lens

(1) Comments | Posted 6 September 2013 | (13:45)

We don't have a functioning democracy, corporate journalism is "controlled and toxic", and the right-wing press are "propaganda organs for established greed". Welcome to the world as Media Lens sees it.

Set up in 2001 by David Edwards and David Cromwell, Media Lens is a watchdog funded...

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Prof James Curran: 'We Want to Shrink the Media Moguls'

(0) Comments | Posted 2 July 2013 | (17:42)

Two more Sun journalists were charged by police last month.

Jamie Pyatt, a reporter, and John Edwards, the tabloid's pictures editor, were charged with allegedly making payments in excess of £30,000 to public officials. They face trial on July 8th.

Pyatt and Edwards...

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Dr Matthew Goodwin Interview: 'British Politics Is Entering a Pessimistic Phase'

(0) Comments | Posted 31 May 2013 | (15:47)

Economies are in free-fall, unemployment is high, and extremist parties are gaining support by using viscous anti-immigrant rhetoric.

The similarities are obvious. But for Dr Matthew Goodwin, Britain's leading expert on the far-right, comparing the Europe of the early 1930s with the Europe of today is simplistic.

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Portas Auctions Off Internships to Highest Bidder

(3) Comments | Posted 23 May 2013 | (20:30)

Mary Portas has come under fire after her company offered an unpaid internship to the highest bidder via an auction site set up by one of the country's leading private schools.

The week-long placement at Portas Agency, which was only open to sixth form students at Westminster School,...

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