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5 January 2018

Logan Paul: the sharp end of a detached culture

We live in an age when we’re more likely to film tragedies than intervene.

4 December 2017

Using social mobility to bash Brexit

Milburn's resignation reveals the elite's pity-the-poor condescension.

23 November 2017

Twitter has turned its back on free speech

The platform plans to exercise ideological control over its users.

27 September 2017

No, Russian ads didn’t win the election for Trump

The Facebook ads scandal is built on a low view of voters.

CNN has officially lost the plot

Its treatment of a meme-making Reddit user has been shocking.

5 July 2017

There’s more to politics than trending

From ‘the absolute boy’ to Rees-Mogg-mania, online politics is naff.

5 July 2017

The internet isn’t dangerous for kids

Every new technology becomes an object of moral panic.