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Finn Wolfhard leaves talent agency after sexual assault allegations

Finn Wolfhard leaves talent agency after sexual assault allegations

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Words: Joanne Clark | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith Stranger Things and IT actor leaves talent agency after allegations of sexual assault by his agent were reported. Finn Wolfhard, the 14-year-old actor known for his role as Mike Wheeler in the Netflix series, Stranger Things, has left the talent agency APA and agent Tyler Grasham. The news came after it was reported that two men had come forward with sexual assault allegations against Tyler Grasham. One of the men, Blaise Godbe Lipman, wrote of his own experience on Facebook, without revealing the name of the person who had assaulted him. However, after receiving a Facebook ‘poke’ from Tyler Grasham, Lipman decided to reveal the agent’s name. Lipman said: “Tyler Grasham, under the pretence of a business meeting regarding potential
What Spaniards in London think of referendums

What Spaniards in London think of referendums

Featured, Society
There are around 35,000 Spanish citizens in the British capital. The following report uniquely portrays personal thoughts, experiences and insights of Catalan and Basque people living in London. How do they see all those events happening across the Channel?     Words: Silvia Tadiello | Footage: Silvia Tadiello, Fabiola Zaccardelli  I Subbing: Lotta Behrens
Triggered? Universities around London are using trigger warnings on potentially offensive lectures

Triggered? Universities around London are using trigger warnings on potentially offensive lectures

Featured, News, UK
The generation where you ‘can’t say anything’ are being firmly protected by some universities with the use of trigger warnings. Are millennials being too sensitive or are universities simply doing their best to protect vulnerable students? The University of Cambridge has issued trigger warnings ahead of some lectures and seminars for their students. The warnings are issued on “material that could be deemed upsetting (and is not obvious from the title)” by The University of Cambridge. David Kurten, UKIP’s London Assembly Member, mocked the idea by tweeting: “poor snowflakes!”. https://twitter.com/davidkurten/status/920805373061165056 Sally Bracegirdle, editor of a student led website The Daily Touch, told the Voice of London: “As easy as I'm sure it will be for many pe
ARIAS 2017: Podcasts win big at awards ceremony

ARIAS 2017: Podcasts win big at awards ceremony

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Are podcasts on the way to domination in the radio industry? The red carpet may have been rolled out for radio stars we already know and love, but it was the podcasters who took home the top trophies. The big winner of the night was BBC Radio 5Live with six awards going to Nicky Campbell, the Breakfast Show and Sports Show of the Year despite audience addressing higher levels of dissatisfaction from the stations content this year. Radio 1Xtra won station of the year, while Radio 2 - last year’s station of the year- failed to pick up any gold awards. Overall, the BBC won 14 of the 23 gold awards on offer. Since replacing the Sony Awards as the BAFTAs of the radio industry, the ceremony has been shaken up with the absence of the nation’s biggest commercial radio station global.
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