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Looking Beyond Negative Stereotypes of Young People

Looking Beyond Negative Stereotypes of Young People

Considering the still fragile state of youth employment in the UK it is no surprise that job prospects are high on the mind of young people today. When society is concerned over the impact of irresponsible portrayals of sex on young people to the extent, it makes headlines and sparks debate, why does the media […]

Young people in the media

Young people in the media

There is nothing particularly new about negative depictions of young people in the media. Nonetheless, last week, Demos published a poll which found that 85% of young people felt their media portrayal was harming their job prospects.  Of course, the causes of youth unemployment are nothing if not complex, and, the “I blame the media” […]

The Power of Social Media

The Power of Social Media

  Since joining the 99% Campaign in October, I have learned a lot about the power of social media. I have always been relatively active online and have Twitter, Facebook and WordPress accounts, but did not realise the extent to which I can use these platforms as more than just a means of social interaction. […]