‘Perfect’ skin is the province of the privileged
Broadening Horizons – the stories you may have missed this month
Illustrations by Hannah Robinson Broadening Horizons is a new monthly feature that looks at a few positive, untold stories, news features and current affairs issues that haven’t been covered in the…
COVID-19 coverage highlights the sexist double standard in British journalism
Illustrations by Hannah Robinson On 27 May, the Conservative MP for Shrewsbury Daniel Kawczynski took to Twitter with his opinion of Emily Maitlis’ Newsnight monologue on Dominic Cummings’ infamous trip to…
A Note from the Managing Director
Welcome to The Broad - a tabula rasa for student journalism.
For many of us, myself included, we’re half-starved for well-written opinion among the swathes of online commentary among universities. Trashy, often unedited writing is published minute by minute. It seems where there is wifi, opinion is broadcast. So, here at The Broad we’ve decided to take a step back, a deep breath and focus. We have talent spotted and welcomed writers to the team, who have found a new home in the very collaborative environment created by our editors. Between writer and editor, we are hoping to challenge the current view of what it is to be a student journalist. We’re putting the way we feel about the world into words with a fresh take. Our entirely free online content is by students for students. We want to publish unbridled and beautifully written opinion. I hope the journalism on The Broad has the power to inspire, aggravate and sometimes silence. Essentially, if the girls, the boys, the lefties, the righties and everyone in between find something to shout about we’re doing our job right.
Felix Pawlyn, Managing Director
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