BINDER’S ROUNDUP – 7TH APRIL 2015

ShopHere’s a round up of some interesting articles you might have missed in the last fortnight or so. As usual, I don’t necessarily agree with all the opinions expressed, but nonetheless found the articles worthwhile reads.

Jay Z’s Tidal may be a revolution – for the rich recording artists by James Allen-Robertson – The Conversation
KEY POINT: Tidal, a new music streaming service launched by Jay-Z will (despite its claims) benefit established artists more than new and upcoming talent.

Freedom at Easter – The Times
KEY POINT: More needs to be done to protect persecuted Christians around the World, as highlighted by the recent Al-Shabaab terrorist attack in Kenya, where 147 were killed and where Christians were targeted.

Political Blind Date: Green leader Natalie Bennett meets Tory Jacob Rees-Mogg by Abigail Radnor – The Guardian
KEY POINT: The two politicians go on a ‘blind date.’ The results are entertaining and informative!

The Germanwings crash was a tragedy for our school. Then the press descended by Mika Baumeister – The Guardian
KEY POINT: Written by school student Baumeister, this accounts reveals the lengths some journalists went to in order to gain information regarding the French Alps plane crash. 

General Election 2015: The masterminds behind the scenes by Nigel Morris & Oliver Wright – The Independent
KEY POINT: Profile of some of the key figures behind the scenes within many of the established and smaller political parties.

The photographer who broke the internet’s heart – BBC Trending
KEY POINT: Story behind the photograph of the Syrian girl holding up her hands for a camera (thinking it was a weapon) which went viral on social media.

Ten seats Labour must win at the 2015 General Election by Asa Bennett – The Daily Telegraph
KEY POINT: 10 marginal constituencies according to Bennett that Labour must win in the upcoming General Election.

Ten seats the Conservatives must win at the 2015 General Election by Asa Bennett – The Daily Telegraph
KEY POINT: 10 marginal constituencies according to Bennett that the Conservatives must win in the upcoming General Election.

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