Moya Lothian-McLean

Journalist

Location icon United Kingdom

Portfolio
I-d
11/06/2019
have we gone too far to ever switch off?

Photography Douglas Coupland via Somerset House The first thing visitors to Somerset House's major new winter exhibition, 24/7: a wake up call for our non-stop world, will experience is momentary blindness. The loss of vision is thanks to an array of flashing lightbulbs positioned by the entrance.

The Line of Best Fit
The strange and enduring legacy of Robbie Williams

Two weeks ago, I stood amongst a horde of mums and cried my eyes out as Robbie Williams played Eternity. "I don't usually do this one but I'm thinking of re-introducing it to my sets," he said teasingly, before sparse opening piano chords gave the game away.

Vice
08/05/2019
Michael Dapaah Has a Vision

Michael Dapaah has a vision board and he won't tell me what's on it. So far, I've managed to establish what it looks like: a cork board covered in pictures that represent his goals, from the personal to the professional. "I don't really share that," he grins, when I ask what 2019 looks like.

I-d
07/24/2019
is gen z killing the influencer?

Every boom must have a bust. This is the plight faced by Instagram influencers now. Only two years ago, these digital marketers and content creators seemed unassailable. But times, and algorithms, change. Fast forward to 2019 and a constant stream of headlines are reporting Rome is on the brink of falling and the barbarians -- aka people who make TikToks -- are at the gates.

BBC Three
11/09/2018
How modern dating encourages racial prejudice - BBC Three

N/A How modern dating encourages racial prejudice Moya Lothian-McLean We were lying in bed when I asked the question. I felt him shift. I hoped his next words would describe some persistent attraction to short, loud girls who always had to be right.

Stylist
08/25/2018
The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill is more relevant than ever in the #MeToo era

skip to main content People Posted by Moya Lothian-McLean Published Lauryn Hill's seminal debut is 20 years old this week. Here, Moya Lothian-McLean explains why it means more to her now than ever before. There's a line right at the beginning of Ex-Factor, the second track on The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, that makes me cry without fail every time I hear it.

Stylist
06/04/2018
Money Mondays: "I have been in debt for almost my entire adult life"

skip to main content Money Posted by Moya Lothian-McLean Published Money Mondays is your go-to guide for all the information you need to manage your finances. This week, as regulators call for overdraft reforms, Stylist 's editorial assistant, Moya Lothian-McLean, explores how a generation of young people have been lured into loans.

The Face
07/19/2019
The Big Mood: FaceApp

I per­son­al­ly am bored by this app, bored by all these placid dopes who are enter­tained by the notion of a few wrin­kles lin­ing their gorm­less lit­tle faces. But that's because I do not fear age­ing - age­ing will sim­ply ren­der me more powerful.

Noisey
Streaming Won't Kill the Radio Star

"Radio is a thing of the past," said Spotify's Head of Dance and Electronic music, Austin Kramer, during Paris Electronic Week 2016, "it's not relevant." Now, it's easy to get that impression if your point of reference is BBC Radio 1's sinking listenership, or identikit figurines on Capital FM who speak in excited yelps about Olly Murs.