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Steven Spielberg’s new film, The Post, is so important for journalism today


“There has never been a more exciting, exhausting, and dangerous time to be an investigative journalist than now, especially, of course for women.” - Meryl Streep

A rise in fake news and media corruption makes Steven Spielberg’s new blockbuster film, The Post, more important today for investigative journalism than ever.

Meryl Streep stars as Katherine Graham, the first female publisher of The Washington Post, and Editor Ben Bradlee, as they face making the decision to expose government lies or lose their newspaper completely.

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I've always wanted blue eyes


For anyone who doesn’t know me and has never seen what I look like, here’s a very vague description. I’m the size of an elf, I have tired dark brown eyes, dark brown skin, and an ever-changing hair colour. But for the most part, also just dark brown.



Being a Lebanese woman and growing up in the UAE, I always looked up to the West as an ideal standard of beauty of mine. One that I could never reach. 


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This post may be "triggering"


Social media is an exclusive platform that is in constant use by many millennials across the world. It is used to express thoughts and feelings, representing freedom of speech is made in texting form. Many users tend to use this wide platform to speak out on posts that are deemed as “offensive” Now this is where the problem lies.

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