Oscar Williams-Grut
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Oscar Williams-Grut is a 21-year-old student in his third year studying History at St. John’s College, Cambridge. He edited the University's most read student publication The Tab from June to December 2011, and before that was News Editor for two terms.

He has written for the Sunday Telegraph, WannabeHacks.co.uk and Streatham Guardian. Fleet Street Blues has called him “a name to watch” and his work has been featured on ‘Ones To Watch’. He’s currently writing his graduating dissertation on how Rupert Murdoch’s takeover affected the Sun newspaper between 1969 and 1972.

He is also an occasional DJ and devoted music fan, an avid consumer of TV and books, and was an artist in a past life.

You can see more of his work on his website oscargrut.com.

Blog Entries by Oscar Williams-Grut

Zuckerberg's Monster: Facebook's Timeline Takes The 'Social' Out Of Social Networking

12 Comments | Posted 22 December 2011 | 00:30:00 (EST)

I've got the new Facebook Timeline. And I don't like it.

Big deal, you might think. After all, every time Facebook make even the slightest change users rush to condemn it. A friend was quick to label me a "Facebook dinosaur" after I expressed my dislike.

But my...

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The Reaction to Jay-Z Studies Shows Guardian Readers Aren't as Educated as They Think

1 Comments | Posted 20 December 2011 | 13:49:07 (EST)

Last month Professor Michael Eric Dyson of Georgetown University announced he would be teaching a class entitled "Sociology of Hip Hop" focusing on the life and career of one of the genre's most successful rappers, Jay-Z. The announcement was met with criticism from some in the American national...

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