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Are Video Games Good For You?

“Why can’t you do something useful for a change?” Your mum probably nags you each time she sees you playing your Xbox 360 or PS3. But she probably doesn’t know that video games are good for you. Pshht! How can gaming possibly be good for you when all you do is sit around all day, […]

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‘Like’ This?

Are Facebook and Twitter turning into our new virtual parents? Here’s an excellent cartoon on the way we use and abuse social media. After working in the corporate graphic design industry for eight years Gavin Aung quit his unfulfilling job at the end of 2011 to focus on his true passion, drawing cartoons. See more […]

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Domestic Violence Happens Online

Domestic violence. It is happening all the time and in every country all over the world. It’s a common misconception that domestic violence is physical, like punching, kicking and slapping, that happens in the home. Even some dictionaries describe it as such. However, domestic violence exists outside of these parameters. Emotional violence, like verbal attacks […]

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Tackling Cyberbullying

According to new research by Nottingham Trent University, up to two-fifths of teenagers fear they’re addicted to the internet. Soon after launching Exposure’s ‘youth news, views and lifestyle’ website we realised we would need to introduce a specific ‘Technology’ section to accommodate all the material our young journalists were generating on the subject. But, as […]

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The Rise Of The YouTuber

“HELLOOOOO!” Grinning, I tap the ‘fullscreen button’ as the familiar yodel of YouTube superstar Marcus Butler greets me. With over two million subscribers to his YouTube channel MarcusButlerTV, this Brighton lad is the leading example of an ordinary guy doing extraordinary things through the power of the internet. YouTube is not only whipping up a […]

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Video Games As Art?

I can remember watching over my friend’s shoulder, mesmerised as he played on his Nintendo 64. A couple of years later I was blown away by the power of the PlayStation 1. I am fanatical about the immersive world of videogames and I am increasingly gobsmacked by the great leaps forward in gaming graphics. The […]

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Beware Of Hack Attacks

Hello, my name is Kleana, I’m a 15-year-old pupil at Broomfield School and I have a confession to make… I LOVE JUSTIN BIEBER! But that’s not what I want to talk to you about. Back in 1999 ABC News reported that a 15-year-old computer hacker, Jonathan James a.k.a. “c0mrade”, caused a 21-day shutdown of NASA […]

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Training young people with special needs to become Gardeners

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