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Pointless Media Studies degree courses facing closure, warn under-achieving academics

silly hat industry also under threatScores of rubbish Media Studies degrees around the country are facing closure, according to the lecturers’ union NOPULU (Not Proper University Lecturers’ Union). The warning follows new figures from UCAS, which show the lucrative ‘crap sector’ of higher education in sharp decline following the rise in tuition fees.

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Posted: May 8th, 2013
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BBC agrees to play short clip of controversial Thatcher ‘funeral’

hasn't been such a big row since Frankie said 'Relax'The BBC has defended its decision to broadcast a short excerpt from the controversial ‘funeral’ gathering planned to mark support for the ideology of Baroness Thatcher, who died this week apparently.

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Posted: Apr 13th, 2013
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BBC to mark 90 years of Damon Albarn dabbling in tiresome solo projects

‘Pylovarz’ chronicles the life of George IV’s pedicurist Campbell McDougall. It originally included a chorus of Tibetan monks chanting in time with a de-tuned Pianola.

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Posted: Nov 15th, 2012
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Head of Channel 4 resigns over ‘shoddy journalism’ charge

His resignation follows a John Craven’s Newsround report accusing Thatcher-era Tory MP Clement Attlee as ‘guilty as hell of something or other’.

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Posted: Nov 12th, 2012
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Saville Enquiry: police arrest ‘Blockbuster’ in glam-heavy dawn raid

The 70 year old figurehead has long been the target of press speculation, with rumours circulating widely about his fondness for approaching teenage girls with long black hair ‘from behind’ and stealing other people’s women from under their noses.

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Posted: Nov 1st, 2012
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