Monthly Archives August 2016

Saanya Gulati's Blog, Tricoloured Crostini

You know what they say about freedom: nothing says it better than food. Okay, I have no idea if anyone actually says that, but that's besides the point. The point being that today marks India's 70th year of freedom. What some may call the original Brexit, or All India Bhackchod calls 'the day India resigned.' (which if you watched yet, you definitely should!) Coincidentally,…

Saanya Gulati's Blog, Insta-Stories

With Britain pulling out of the EU, and Trump being declared the Republican Party's Presidential nominee, the bar for what constitutes earth-shattering news has been considerably raised. Yet you have to admit that Instagram essentially stealing Snapchat overnight does mark somewhat of a watershed moment in the history of social media. In less than 24-hours of Insta-stories existence – which…

Saanya Gulati's Blog, UnMediated

In a world dominated by digital devices, there is a nostalgic case to be made for print media. This sense of nostalgia was strong when a group of LSE students took the decision to launch a media and communications journal, which would be keepsake of our academic journey in London.   The idea: A cross-cultural initiative to address some of the contemporary debates in media and…

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