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Cherwell’s Top 40 BNOCs

Cherwell News presents the Top 40 BNOCs of Oxford.

Europe Underground: Journalism on the edge

Amidst the Ukraine crisis that has dominated European politics for the last several weeks, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán travelled to Moscow to meet...

Societies and Activities

It’s always worth joining at least one society during your time at Oxford. Whether that may be sports, music, drama, politics, student journalism, or...

The parallel pandemic: how should we address the spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories?

"The physical impact of the virus is hugely concerning. But the threat from the parallel pandemic of misinformation – which is jeopardising our collective capability to agree on basic facts – should not be underestimated."

In conversation with Jonathan Wilson

"There’s no reason other than snobbism not to study it in the way you would study theatre or music or literature.”

The Height of Ignorance: Why the Media is Fascinated with the Link Between Covid-19 and Height

The fact that reports are downplaying the study’s other findings in favour of a focus on height suggests a more worrying trend.

The New Music Celebrity

The glossy pages of the likes of NME and Rolling Stone were pored over by music aficionados in the past, hoping for a snippet of the intent of...

Profile: Richard Bilton

Playwright Tom Stoppard said, “I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.” The...

Interview: David Aaronovitch

"The people’s whose future depends on this question are overwhelmingly against the thing we have decided for their future. That’s a problem."

OSPL SUMMER SCHEME

If you are interested in business and publishing then join the OSPL Summer Scheme! Who else can say that they worked as a business executive for a real publishing company whilst completing their degree?!

Interview: editor of the New Statesman, Jason Cowley

On the literary scene, journalism, and the current state of the left

Peter Preston Obituary: A journalist who believed in action

Peter Preston, who died last week, knew that no one should escape scrutiny.

Blame for our University’s blatant inequality should lie with the education system, not with Oxford

Startling figures released by Cherwell last week are indicative of educational divides that arise much earlier than Oxford admissions, argues Rachel Collett

Based on a true story: the neglected history of fake news

We say alternative facts are a modern problem. But distorted truths and inaccuracy have a long history, writes Rosa Thomas

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