First votes and now Doritos for Women!

The Headliner podcast

9th February 2018

First votes and now Doritos for Women!

Elon Musk launched the Falcon Heavy, the most powerful rocket in use today, and its payload was a red Tesla sports car with a mannequin in the driver seat. These new reusable rockets could reignite the space race. But will today’s podcast listeners ever get to go to Mars?

Theresa May has announced a review into the future of newspapers, with the PM warning that the closure of hundreds of titles was a “danger to our democracy”. Can local papers be saved? Or has the way we consume news fundamentally changed?

It has been 100 years since married women over the age of 30 got the vote, and there are a slew of events going on to commemorate the anniversary. Should the suffragettes be pardoned? Or is the continued fight for gender equality what really matters?

Feeling romantic? Poundland has a bargain Valentine’s day offer, a meal for two for £2. Is this evidence that love is cheap? Or a clever stunt that has captured headlines and our hearts?

The owner of the Daily Mirror is to buy the titles behind the Express. What will this mean for the editorial direction of the two very different titles? What impact will this merger have on the UK media landscape?

According to the CEO of PepsiCo, when eating crisps women don’t like to crunch loudly or lick their fingers. Her solution is Doritos for women, a suggestion that was met with widespread derision. Are women self-conscious about crunching? Would you buy lady crisps?