Nadia Khomami

Blog Entries by Nadia Khomami

Jeremy Hunt's Support For Unpaid Internships Is Deeply Unsettling

Posted 26 October 2011 | 26/10/11 01:00

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is once again advertising for constituency interns. Targeted at recent graduates, the 3-month, full time position involves "assisting the caseworker with constituency casework, assisting with surgeries and helping with the day to day running of a busy office."

As a student in a field...

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Could the NUJ Have Prevented Hackgate?

Posted 12 August 2011 | 12/08/11 15:33

Trade unions protect workers' labour in times of doubt and desperation. In the print-media, a union can offset the excessive use of power from editors and owners. So could the NUJ have disallowed journalists at News Corps from non-ethical pursuits? Could it have prevented the unfolding of a political crisis...

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Herein Lies the Summer of our Discontent

Posted 8 August 2011 | 08/08/11 18:29

Britain has not experienced such destructive violence since the Brixton and Toxteth riots of 1981. Yesterday, the Prime Minister had a very clear message; that those responsible for the wrongdoing will feel the full force of the law. "To these people I would say this," he remarked. "You are not...

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Glamorization, Mental Health and the Addictive Price to Pay for Art

Posted 26 July 2011 | 26/07/11 15:34

The death of Amy Winehouse brought with it a fresh round of club 27 romanticism, so much so that there appeared to exist a sense of inevitability about it. Amy was seen as joining the shortlist of similar troubled and drug-addled musicians who died at this age.

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