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10th Anniversary of OII’s DPhil in Information, Communication & the Social Sciences

It was a real honour today to speak with some of the alumni (a new word for Oxford) of the Oxford Internet Institute’s DPhil programme. A number came together to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the DPhil. 735 more words


Clown Hysteria in the Cycle of Moral Panic

by Matthew Chase

In the true spirit of Halloween, the sensationalized hysteria around the recent “creepy clown” sightings happening across the United States have been reaching new heights. 1,137 more words

Crime And Deviance

The moral panic over Trump's lewd remarks reveals much about us.

Summary: Here is another chapter exploring the oddity of our Anything But Issues presidential campaign. The re-release of Trump’s lewd remarks from 2005 ignited a moral panic (a too common event in modern America). 1,411 more words


Working paper: The Terror Scare: War on Terror Mythology and Moral Panic


‘Moral judgment about the historical events with which War on Terror narratives have become associated has become implicit in the mere act of referring to them. 280 more words


PG: Parental Guidance Regulated

The regulation of media forms has been driven by social anxieties regarding them. This is by no means a new phenomenon; anxieties relating to media content and form have existed since the… 689 more words


Thursday 29th September 2016

Papers Reviewed: The Sun, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, The Times

The Sun

Topic of article: Sport

Headline: It’s a Phoney old Game

Authors: Nick Parker… 1,086 more words