Day: August 29, 2017

Film Review: Moon Dogs

Film Review: Moon Dogs

By Michael McNulty For those trying to sex up Philip John’s debut feature, Moon Dogs, comparisons will be made to Alfonso Cuarón’s sexy, impulsive road movie, Y Tu Mama Tambien.  This would be a stretch at best. Moon Dogs, backed by Scottish, Irish and Welsh film boards, centres on two ...

Is social homogeneity ruining journalism?

Journalists: Why Does Everybody Hate Us?

There's a grand old romantic comedy, released on April Fool's Day in 1958 called Teacher's Pet. In one scene, Clark Gable playing a crusty newsman named Jim Gannon growls and sneers at Doris Day's journalism professor Erica Stone about the whole idea of journalism schools. 'The only way to learn ...

Can Bitcoin Be Called Money?

Can Bitcoin Be Called Money?

Bitcoin has gained much media attention over recent months. The original cryptocurrency brand has come a long way in less than a decade. Launching at a price of just six cents, the electronic asset is now worth more than $3500 per token. Earlier this month, Bitcoin touched new highs of ...

Scottish colleges struggling to meet gender balance targets

Education: The cost of going private

Parents on an average UK salary would need to hand over 39 per cent of their earnings to pay the average annual day fee of over £13,000, new research has revealed. The total cost of private school education from Reception to Year 13 has risen to an average of £152,906 ...