Abigail McAlpine is a Computer Science & Informatics PhD Researcher at University of Huddersfield. Here she comments on the recent news story about Katie Price becoming the unlikely spokesperson asking MPs to tackle online abuse with regards to the online trolling of her disabled son Harvey.
Votes for 16 protest in London, 2016. Shutterstock Dr Andrew Mycock is a Reader in Politics at the University of Huddersfield. Here, he writes an article for The Conversation, with Professor of Politics Jonathan Tonge from the University of Liverpool on the announcement that 16 and 17-year-olds in Wales are to be given the right to vote in local council elections and
Media expert Richard Jones comments on the BBC’s growing problems with pay inequality and says the evidence from former BBC China Editor Carrie Gracie demonstrates the BBC was in fact in the wrong twice over.
Dr Moheeb Abualqumboz is a Lecturer in Project Management at the University of Huddersfield. Here he writes for The Conversation about the collapse of the construction giant Carillion and explains why we could expect to see more construction companies failing in the future.
Consumer behaviour expert David Harvey comments on Amazon opening a supermarket with no checkout operators or self-service tills, but with extensive built-in cameras to spy on people’s behaviour.
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