volume 88 edition 2

Fake News

It’s essential that the media reports the facts. Fake news, simply, is when an outlet publishes misinformation or hoaxes as real news in an attempt to mislead. Leah Roberts reports.

My Mother’s Shoes

my mother was a woman of the 80s and embraced colour and pattern – a zebra print jumpsuit, a full-length denim skirt, and power shoulders on every coat. Ruth Thomas writes.

REVIEW: Swing Time (Zadie Smith)

The question of identity and Aimee’s fame also aligns the novel with our cultural predilections, one of which is the crazed obsession – fueled by every media outlet imaginable – with celebrity. Ryan Suckling reviews.

Column Talk I

The Doric Column came to be seen as an unornamented and dependable figure of American sentimentality, like Atticus Finch or Abraham Lincoln. Harry Peter Sanderson writes.