Academic research – Bachelors and Masters dissertations

MA Global Media Transnational Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London My Masters dissertation with the title ‘The Death of Anonymity, DIY Infosec and Virtual Padlocks: A Study of the Implications of Mass Surveillance on Journalists and their Sources’ was a research project which looked at the state of information security for media professionals and was a qualitative study based…

INTERVIEW: Goldman Prize winner 2015 – Fighting industrial pollution in Kenya is a dangerous business

Lead poisoning from industrial pollution has imposed a terrible toll on Kenyans, and single mother Phyllis Omido is no exception – lead from a nearby metal refinery badly damaged her own son’s health. But it was when she decided to fight back against the polluters that a whole new realm of threats and dangers opened…

FEATURE: Should sex sell? Sex-workers and LGBTQ campaigners’ launch new campaign

A lecture hall at London Metropolitan University fills up to bursting point before a meeting to discuss prostitution in collaboration with the Anarchist Bookfair. A joint campaign between LGBTQ organisation Queer Strike and the English Collective of Prostitutes (ECP) is announced, and Laura Watson from ECP, an organisation made up of current or former sex…

INTERVIEW: Pete the Temp – combatting climate change with captivating comedy

Pete the Temp’s remarkable ‘spoken word’ show is challenging, inspiring, terrifying and amusing audiences across Britain. But it’s performance with a purpose – to engage people in a positive fight to protect the Earth from catastrophic climate change. And so far, it seems to be working … ‘Multi-talented’ doesn’t do environmental activist and spoken word…