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Sherburn High Students Make the News with BBC School Report
Animal rights group PETA call for a ban on fur on Warhammer characters.
Recently, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) have called for a ban to get rid of fur on Warhammer characters because they believe it is giving people bad ideas.
2017 Budget Supposedly A Missed Opportunity for Schools
Over the years, it has become popular to Photoshop or filter photos and now people can't tell the difference between them. With the increase in technology, more children have grown to think that this is reliable. However, most photos have been filtered to make the person look better. This links back to how fake news came around. Models and celebrities have all airbrushed themselves in pictures before posting them; this is a big problem because people believe everything they see and hear. This will also mean there will be a problem if they are airbrushed because nobody knows if they are real or fake. We have interviewed members of the public and they have all said that airbrushing photos affects children because they think that it is real and that is how they have to look, when it is fake. The solution to this would be to educate younger people to learn the difference between the real and the fake photos, that way people will feel good about themselves knowing that they don't have to look 'perfect'.
Following on from that, technology has changed quickly in the previous 10 years with the sales of the iPad, iPod and iPhone but going back forty years ago there were only 3 television channels on at different times of the day. Also, if you wanted to ring someone you would have to go to a telephone box but nowadays most people have a smart phone in their pocket or at easy access. This is worrying because you can access the internet and social media easily which could lead to cyber bullying. Cyber bullying is a worldwide problem because it affects the children's motivation to learn if they are getting bullied online.
However, it could save lots of money by preventing frauds. It will take at least a few more years for someone to manage to copy this new coin. We will only truly know the damage when it actually comes out on March 28th!
From the 21st-22nd January 2017 people crowded the streets in order to take part in some of the largest days of protest in US history, with a turnout of approximately 2.6 million. Crowd scientists say the anti-Trump women's marches had around three times the attendance of Trump's inauguration crowd of 300,000 to 600,000.
June 10th 2016, 4 men abused a kangaroo and posted the footage on Snapchat for the world to see. The event occurred in the South of Australia. This inspires our own story on the effects social media can have on young people and their motives to commit crime.