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Student journalist Michael Morrison reports on education across Lancashire as part of his BA (Hons) university course, and works freelance for both regional and national press.

Described as both “passionate in pursuit of a story” and “angry and critical”, Michael became a journalist to speak for those without a voice, and to hold accountable those who make the decisions that affect their lives.

“I put the b******* of this world on notice that I do not have their best interests at heart. I will try and speak for my reader. That is my promise, and it will be a voice of ink and rage,” – Hunter S Thompson

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How Can We Be Free When We're Being Forced to Live How Somebody Else Wants Us to?

(0) Comments | Posted 4 January 2013 | (15:31)

Freedom. Noun.

1. The power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint.
2. Absence of subjection to foreign domination or despotic government.

We are not free. When the government changes the law it doesn't ask for our permission. The people of...

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Jacintha's Death Is a Tragedy, But it Isn't the DJs' Fault

(543) Comments | Posted 10 December 2012 | (00:34)

FIRST and foremost, let me say this: it's an absolute tragedy that nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who took a prank-call at Princess Kate's hospital has died in a suspected suicide.

I can't begin to imagine how it must feel to think that taking your own life is the...

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Students' Union's Censorship is Nothing New

(4) Comments | Posted 7 November 2012 | (19:23)

Just under two years ago, on a bitterly cold winter day, both the English Defence League (EDL) and the Unite Against Fascism (UAF) groups protested in Preston city centre.

It was also the day I learned that the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)'s student newspaper isn't controlled by...

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