Moya Lothian-McLean

Journalist

Location icon United Kingdom

Portfolio
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.

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.

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.

Stylist
11/04/2018
This is why you hate looking at your bank balance

Skip to content Long Reads Written by Moya Lothian-McLean Moya Lothian-McLean is a freelance writer with an excessive amount of opinions. She tweets @moya_lm. Fear of Finding Out (FOFO) your bank balance affects over a third of millennials. Here, Moya Lothian-McLean discovers how to overcome hers...

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.

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.

Medium
03/08/2017
Hair & Self: It's All Care - Moya Lothian-Mclean - Medium

Aged 16, I discovered a brand of L'Oreal putty that pressed pause on the endless war with my hair. Buying the small light blue pot in Boots had been a subversive act; gel, I knew, was for boys because it was in the navy-dominated 'male' section and the adverts said so.