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Woolwich attacks show terrorism at its worst: taking advantage of a media-saturated society

Photo: Steve Rhodes

Photo: Steve Rhodes

As usual in such a tragic event, the devastating effects of yesterday’s terror attack in London have left myself and many others in a position of shock, to the point of being unable to comprehend a coherent response. Many will condemn the hateful attack, the violent backlash and others will call for new counter-terror legislation to try and deal with a supposed increased threat to security. What stands out, however, in this attack and others over the past 20 years, is the true extent that terrorism has been transformed by the mass media.

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Students march for education

Approximately 50 students took part in a protest and march across university this afternoon (Wednesday 8 December) in protest against Government plans to make drastic cuts to universities and increase tuition fees.

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Government passes tuition fee vote despite student anger

The Government has passed a vote to raise the cap on tuition fees to £9000 per year today despite protests and lobbying by students from Warwick and other universities across the country.

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