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New Prince album: why posthumous releases can sell both artist and fans short
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New Prince album: why posthumous releases can sell both artist and fans short

Written by: Adrian York, Senior Lecturer in Commercial Music Performance, University of Westminster Northfoto via ShutterstockTwo years after Prince Rogers Nelson’s untimely 2016 death in Minnesota from a fentanyl overdose, the Prince estate and the music industry are seemingly ramping...

Mother's Ruin is a stellar, gin-soaked cabaret
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Mother’s Ruin is a stellar, gin-soaked cabaret

Written by: Trevor Jones, Lecturer in Musical Theatre, Griffith University Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood in Mother's Ruin Brisbane FestivalReview: Mother’s Ruin, Brisbane Festival At first glance, a cabaret show about a beverage seems an unlikely vehicle for a socio-political,...

Oui, la Normandie a un accent !
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Oui, la Normandie a un accent !

Written by: Damien Hall, Lecturer in Linguistics, Newcastle University Au centre de Darnétal. Alexandr GruntoradEn France, il existe une longue tradition de l’étude de la corrélation des accents et des langues avec les traits sociodémographiques de telle ou telle communauté :...

Explainer: what does it mean to be 'cisgender'?
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Explainer: what does it mean to be ‘cisgender’?

Written by: Joanna McIntyre, Lecturer in Screen and Media Studies, University of the Sunshine Coast The term 'cisgender' entered the Oxford English Dictionary in 2015. Shutterstock.comAs a term and concept, “transgender” is now firmly embedded in common parlance and popular...

Deepfakes: what fairies and aliens can teach us about fake videos
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Deepfakes: what fairies and aliens can teach us about fake videos

Written by: Sarah Atkinson, Senior Lecturer in Digital Cultures, King's College London Meyer_solutions/Shutterstock.com“Deepfake” is the name being given to videos created through artificially intelligent deep learning techniques. Also referred to as “face-swapping”, the process involves inputting a source video of...

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