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Riots Debate: Vicky Wong

In Vicky Wong on August 19, 2011 at 6:19 am

In the latest of the pieces on the riots, East London-dwelling Vicky Wong provides her take on the events of the past week. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shame on the World: RIP Gutter Journalism

In Vicky Wong on July 8, 2011 at 2:33 pm

Vicky Wong wrote Will the News of the World Damage Democracy? in November 2010. This week has proved how right she was. Here is her take on the dramas of the past week and where the future lies with the nation’s media. Read the rest of this entry »

Reporting from the NUS Conference 2011

In Vicky Wong on April 26, 2011 at 8:00 am

Hundreds of students gathering outside a conference centre in Newcastle Gateshead, no it is not another student party, but the NUS’ annual conference; 3 days of networking, discussions and debates on student politics and policies and a forum on where to take the student movement over fees and funding, writes Vicky Wong. Read the rest of this entry »

Should we ban Lads Mags?

In Vicky Wong on February 12, 2011 at 6:13 pm

Vicky Wong describes the furore over the sale of “lads mags” at her Student Union and questions whether or not they should be banned.

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The Right to Recall… a dangerous game to play

In Vicky Wong on November 29, 2010 at 7:42 am

As the National Union of Students launches its Right to Recall campaign, to encourage students to vote against MPs who break their pledges on tuition fees, Vicky Wong questions whether recalling MPs would be in the national interest. Read the rest of this entry »

Student Demo Turns Sour: Shame on Clegg? Shame on you

In Vicky Wong on November 11, 2010 at 10:09 am

The NUS rally in central London yesterday was overshadowed by violence from a minority of hooligans who “hijacked” an otherwise succesful march. Vicky Wong was there. Read the rest of this entry »

More Opinion: Ed Beats David

In Vicky Wong on September 26, 2010 at 10:30 am

Vicky Wong comments on the election of Ed Miliband to the Labour leadership. Read the rest of this entry »

Will the News of the World damage democracy?

In Vicky Wong on September 14, 2010 at 7:50 am

From sports stars to politicians, Vicky Wong asks is the News of the World’s uncovering of scandals really in the public interest?

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I-Spy: The Mysteries of the Secret Service

In Vicky Wong on August 30, 2010 at 11:14 am

By Vicky Wong


9:00am start to the morning and the first thing I grab as I get out of bed is my recent library book; James Rusbridger’s book on Intelligence and Espionage, titled The Intelligence Game: The Illusions and Delusions of International Esponiage. A fascinating read and highly recommended. Read the rest of this entry »

Five Days, One Documentary, and “a series of untruths”

In Vicky Wong on July 31, 2010 at 10:48 pm

By Vicky Wong

Nick Robinson’s recent documentary on the five days after the 2010 General Election, which saw in the new era of British coalition politics, has been the latest instalment attempting to prise apart the Tory-Lib Dem marriage. Read the rest of this entry »