The following articles are a selection of my features, interviews, and reviews for York Vision, the University of York’s student newspaper. Click on the headline or photo to read the full article

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Also featured on the Ones To Watch media blog.

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.COM CONFIDENTIAL

Taking a look at the work of Wikileaks – the website famous for publishing sensitive government documents and diplomatic secrets (Published before the cable leaks in the Guardian et al).

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STUDENT ACTIVIST TO POLITICAL PRISONER

An interview with Ko Aung, the Burmese student activist whose illegal protesting in the infamous 8888 Uprising resulted in horrific torture and seven years of incarceration.

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LECTURES AND LAPDANCES

An interview with a York student who became a stripper to pay for her education: Can she challenge the stale stereotypes of of her secret career?

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GERRY SUTCLIFFE – MINISTER FOR SPORTS

An interview discussing the renaissance of UK sport with the Minister for Sports, Gerry Sutcliffe, and asks: can the University of York join in?

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MARGOT WELLS

An interview with the Scottish speed specialist Margot Wells, who has dedicated her life to transforming good players into world-class athletes.

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WALK BEFORE YOU RUN

York Vision’s Editors: ‘It’s people not profits that makes York great’.

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A NAZI SURPRISE…

A look at the inevitable initiations that innocent freshers could soon be subjected to.

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LIGHTSPEED CHAMPION

Interview with singer songwriter Lightspeed Champion aka Devonte Hynes about Bad Romance, Cyndi Lauper, and his current obsession with pop.

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HIGH CONTRAST

Exploring the frenetic musical world of DJ du Jour, Lincoln Barrett.

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EMILY’S SCOTT IT!

The exclusive first interview with Emily Scott, the University of York’s new York Sport President.

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REGAN REIGNS SUPREME

Victorious Vanbrugh back on track whilst championship winners Halifax sink to sixth.

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STATE OF SQUASH

A day at the National Squash Championships in Manchester spent watching the popular but under-recognised sport.

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Artist: Mumford and Sons

Album: Sigh No More

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Artist: Frank Turner

Album: Love, Ire & Song

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Artist: Miley Cyrus

Album: Breakout

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Artist: Guns N Roses

Album: Chinese Democracy

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Artist: Razorlight

Album: Slipway fires

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Artist: Andy Burrows

Album: The Colour of my Dreams

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Artist: Flight of the Conchords

Album: Self-titled

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What: Camden Crawl 2008

Where: Camden, London

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