Are Social Media Stars becoming more Influential than Mainstream Celebrities? American University Professor Investigates the rise of YouTube Stars. Marketing Professor, Jeentendr Sehdev from the University of Southern California believes young female internet starlets could be the next ‘big thing’ to take over the red carpet. The professor conducted a study in October 2015, where … More #GirlPower and the #Convergence of the Red Carpet: #Celebrities vs #SocialMedia #Stars
To celebrate this years Black History Month, Birkbeck Cinema showcased the first ever screening for Ghosts of Amistad, a documentary film by Tony Buba. The film was inspired by Marcus Rediker’s book about the famous slave revolt which took place in 1839. The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey unravels the connections between London, Cuba and … More Black History Month: Ghosts of Amistad
WELCOME to Flock To The Crown’s weekly news bulletin on what’s going on at Birkbeck College and the Bloomsbury area. If you want us to announce your event, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on Twitter@FlockToTheCrown October 17th- 24th October 17th Aesthetics, Politics and Violence: A Reflection on Practices of Political Art 9:30am- 5:30pm Room B04, Birkbeck Main Building … More Events Bulletin at Birkbeck and Bloomsbury 17th October – 8th November 2014
On Monday, The British Fashion Council kindly invited Flock to the Crown to the Designer Showrooms Open House event, hosted by Drapers. Stylists, Journalists and Bloggers were given the opportunity to meet talented, innovative and creative designers that are making their presence felt within the industry. Here we look at the top 10 emerging Accessory … More LFW Week: Designer Showroom Open House
Last week GQ British awarded Kim Kardashian-West its “Woman Of The Year” 2014, at its awards held last week at the Royal Opera House. The publication said Kim KW was given the award based on the fact that she had “Taken over global television,” and “Social Media with 23 million twitter followers and 18 … More GQ’s Woman of the Year Award… Did Kim Kardashian-West Really Deserve to Win It?
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
On the 8th July 2014, Flock To The Crown (FTTC) attended the Student Union Council meeting and discovered that Birkbeck College were planning on enforcing some changes to student services. One of these changes included plans to close the 24 hour computer rooms. Here, founder of the campaign and President of Birkbeck’s Law Society, Angela … More EXCLUSIVE: Birkbeck Student Union Speaks Out
For the past 18 months Donald Lush has worked as the Careers Consultant at Birkbeck College. Since Christmas 2013, he has seen an increase in the number of students attending the Careers Service Workshops and One-to-One Sessions. Here he talks about his impressive career journey and the highlights of helping thousands of students who study at … More Final Piece of Advice From Donald Lush: Birkbeck’s Former Career Consultant
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.