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With so much happening all around us it has become difficult to stay up to date with the news, especially as a student. From exams to writing papers, and maybe working an after-class job, students today are more preoccupied than ever before. Moreover, today’s news industry is faster than ever, with breaking updates on stories happening nearly every second. It seems that if you stop...

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As the number of cases of Coronavirus rises to 42,638 in China and more than 190 in 28 countries, people have started comparing it to the epidemic which would leave humanity helpless and in despair, as mentioned in most mythological texts. The world is waiting with bated breath to see if our knowledge in the medical field is advanced enough to contain this potential recrudescence....

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Cinema is undoubtedly one of the most influential art forms that exist today. Films, documentaries, and almost any kind of audio-visual content released on any medium have the power to open up long-forgotten narratives and almost change the game. In the last decade, we have seen the start and continuation of many legacies- the franchise culture is not something new to Hollywood. Series such as...

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Among all the fundamental rights taught to us in school, one right that didn’t quite get highlighted enough was the ‘right to privacy’. It is because this right has gained its importance, as well as imperativeness after the dawn of the digital era. Our information is now ready to be sold, distributed, and analysed as bytes and raw data by organisations and media everywhere, yet...

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Lyme borreliosis or Lyme disease is an infectious disease that is caused by Borrelia bacterium. This disease is spread by ticks and hence, people living near grassy and heavily wooded areas are most likely to get affected. Common symptoms include expanding area of redness on the skin, which appears at the site of the bite, about 1-2 weeks after it occurs. While Lyme disease is completely...

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The digitisation of all media has forced the news to operate in cycles that are there for a moment, and the next moment not. To catch up with these trends, and thanks to the human instinct of milking every cow we are offered, many theories, concepts and methodologies from the instantaneous yet appealing nature of these media platforms have arisen. One of the most ridiculously...

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The world came to a standstill when dark clouds of smoke smothered the skies of Brazil for days on end. It made us understand environmental significances and concepts which shook us up to fully understand how deep underwater we are when it comes to the degradation of our surroundings. But what is  the causation and impact of this fire?   The Amazon has been prone to burning...

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Writing a catchy headline has always been considered a skill, it should attract as many readers as possible. It is considered as a golden rule in journalism. However, in this age of digital progress, clickbait has acquired the synonym of online journalism. The word is used pejoratively to describe headlines that are often misleading. It refers to sensationalised news that tempts to click on the...

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