Category: Entertainment & arts

Scrabble tiles spelling fake news

Alex Canner, Lecturer in Journalism, talks about how Twitter plays an important role in sharing the news and how it can be manipulated to spread fake news.

Blurred colourful lights

Dr Charles Hancock talks about talks about the pinnacle and golden benchmark for Christmas adverts being John Lewis including how this years' ad compares.

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Dr Matthew Hall, Associate Academic at University of Derby Online Learning, discusses whether the offence of revenge pornography can ever be tackled.

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Russell Cherrington, Senior Lecturer in Film Production, discusses the different sub-genres within horror films and what he loves about them.

A halloween picture with candles and pumpkins

Thomas Neuhaus, discusses the history of Halloween and where traditions originated from and how it has developed over the years.

Clown in black and white

Professor Frances Maratos, Reader in Emotion Science at the University of Derby, explains the psychology behind why people are afraid of clowns.

Cakes food and wine

Ewen Crilley, Hospitality Operations Trainer at the University of Derby, gives his simple guide to wine and food pairing to help you get the perfect match.

A crowd at YNot festival

Ben Sams, Lecturer in Media Technology at the University of Derby, gives the key ingredients to running a successful UK music festival.

Star Wars books

Dr Nathan Hunt, Senior Lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Derby, discusses why Star Wars fans still adore the franchise decades on.

baby laying on stomach

With celebrities like Halle Berry, Celine Dion and Janet Jackson dominating the headlines for having babies over the age of 40, Dr Christopher Barnes, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, discusses the impact of having a baby later in life.