The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Is there any value in celebrity slacktivism?

I’m not a big fan of any of the portmanteau words that have emerged from the internet age but the term slacktivism is surprisingly effective. Slacktivism is when people do something to raise awareness for a charity/cause/issue but nothing else. Like re-tweeting a post on Twitter or liking a cause on Facebook –  slacktivism brings … More The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Is there any value in celebrity slacktivism?

Goodbye Hello Kitty

The world cried in outrage last week, when the news broke. Viewers threw inanimate objects at television screens –  tweeters asked where the madness could possibly end as it had been officially announced by creators Sanrio, that Hello Kitty is NOT a cat. I shall pause now for you to digest this information which has … More Goodbye Hello Kitty

Murdoch’s Army Vs Journalism Ethics

Last month N Dubz starlet and former X factor judge, Tulisa Contostavlos walked free from court after the judge concluded that the evidence against her was not sufficient enough to deliver a trial. It had been alleged that she had organised a £800 deal to supply class A drugs to undercover reporter, Mazhir Mahmood also known as the ‘Fake Sheikh.’ … More Murdoch’s Army Vs Journalism Ethics

Robin Williams’ Death: Raising awareness about depression from those we wouldn’t expect

Darren Shaw tells Flock To The Crown his thoughts on the death of the movie star, Robin Williams and its link to depression. Last week, Hollywood Actor, Robin Williams committed suicide at his home in Tiburon (Northern California). Further reports suggest his suicide as being linked with a number of issues such as drug use, a recent … More Robin Williams’ Death: Raising awareness about depression from those we wouldn’t expect

Urban Music’s Biggest Night Arrives with a Gentle Shake

  The 2014 BET Awards once again touched down in Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre on June 29th. The annual event, hosted by funny man Chris Rock, brought out the best of entertainers across formats of music, film, TV and sports to celebrate the past year in black entertainment. Certainly still buzzing from the reception it … More Urban Music’s Biggest Night Arrives with a Gentle Shake

Gwyneth Paltrow “Re couples” with Chris and plans to go ‘on the run’ with BFF Beyonce, ahead of her world tour.

Gwyneth Paltrow can’t seem to make up her mind as to what she really wants. Despite announcing that she would be divorcing her husband and  Coldplay  front man, Chris Martin .  It seems the 41-year-old actress has had a ‘conscious’ change of heart. The couple who still live together have apparently decided to put their differences aside in … More Gwyneth Paltrow “Re couples” with Chris and plans to go ‘on the run’ with BFF Beyonce, ahead of her world tour.