Purple Satin

features, investigations, analysis, 

reviews

 by Eve Webster 

Here you can find anything I've written that's been published and other articles that I have written for my pleasure. I cannot say these articles are the crème de la crème. They are things that I am either too embarrassed to pitch or have already been rejected. Enjoy

 

About me

I am a student and journalist. Previously I have been an intern at the BBC Brussels Bureau, deputy editor of Cherwell and host and producer at Oxide News. Work features on the BBC website, BBC 10 o'clock news, BBC Radio 4, Cherwell and Indiepedent. Follow me on twitter at https://twitter.com/ecwebster22 

 

How far have we come from 9 to 5?

It starts with the clicking of fingers on a typewriter, a sound which defined the working world for a generation. One of the most recognisable guitar riffs in music quickly follows and the warm and sassy voice of Dolly Parton telling the audience, among other things, that “they just use your mind and you never get the credit. It’s enough to drive you crazy if you let it”. While this is playing, we are treated to a montage of the working women of the year 1980 with some notabl

 

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