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Interview with ‘Masterpiece’ creator Jasmine Cannon

Interview with ‘Masterpiece’ creator Jasmine Cannon

Entertainment, Film & TV
Words: Tracey Popoola | Subbing: Joanne Clark We caught up with newcomer Jasmine Cannon during the making of her film Masterpiece to talk about how she got into the industry, as well as the challenges of becoming a filmmaker in London. We also spoke about the launch of her first film, which is set to premiere at the PeckhamPlex cinema in Peckham on 3rd December. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAl9Erhl2vU&t=9s  
Channel 4 documentary reveals an era of misogynist sex robots

Channel 4 documentary reveals an era of misogynist sex robots

Entertainment, Film & TV, News, Technology, UK
Words: Fatima Nasir | Subbing: Isabella Dawe Channel 4 documentary The Sex Robots are Coming, picked as Thursday’s must watch by the Guardian, explores the future of robotic sex. The sex machines featured have received wide spread criticism for representing anti-feminist, misogynist and unrealistic body image.   The robots are built to resemble the image of porn stars with curvaceous figures, bulging chests, a Kim Kardashian behind and fuller lips.   Anti-sex robot activists have criticized the smart sex machines claiming technology is misogynist.   The artificial intelligence specifically intended to be the “dream women” for men, is programmed to be submissive, passive and agreeable. Her installed responses range between polite and tame like “shoot yo

MOBO Awards 2017: who will win best song of the year?

Celebrity, Entertainment, Music, Uncategorized
Words: Tracey Popoola | Subbing: Claudia Jackson Entertainment reporter Tracey Popoola finds out who fans think will take home the award for 'Best Song' at the long-running British urban music awards show tomorrow night. https://soundcloud.com/teewestnews/mobos-nominations-predictions Nominees for best song J Hus – Did You See Kojo Funds feat. Abra Cadabra – Dun Talkin’ Not3s – Addison Lee Stormzy – Big For Your Boots Yungen feat. Yxng Bane – Bestie
25 years of BRIT School: 5 of the biggest successes

25 years of BRIT School: 5 of the biggest successes

Entertainment, Music
Words, audio & image: Bernadette Galbraith | Subbing: Joanne Clark The BRIT School based in Croydon recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Take a listen to the podcast below, where I discuss the potential impact specialised colleges may have on future careers. https://soundcloud.com/bernadette-galbraith/the-impact-of-performing-arts-schools Music Source: Adele - Rolling in the Deep, Jessie J - Price Tag, Jax Jones ft. RAYE - You Don't Know Me Adele Born and raised for most of her childhood in Tottenham, Adele’s popular with her fans particularly because of her down-to-earth nature. Having graduated from the BRIT school in 2006, Adele was snapped up by XL Recordings soon after. She has since gone on to release three studio albums, with her lead single Hello becoming the fa
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