social media

Recently, the case against comments has grown stronger. Alexandra Petri made a particularly strong case in the Washington Post in September, making the point that ‘you do not have to give people who are objectively incorrect equal time’ as the journalist, whilst Huffington Post revealed they spammed three quarters of their comments because of vitriol and …

Twitter’s introduction of a report button was necessary after the events of the last week, during which Caroline Criado-Perez was subjected to hours of abuse for campaigning for Jane Austen to be the face of the new £10 note. However, it’s the equivalent of a sticking plaster and won’t solve the issue of users sending abusive messages …

A few weeks ago, I got some good news. One of my good friends proposed to his girlfriend and she said yes. Finding out on Facebook on a thread with five of his other close friends, I couldn’t have been more happy for them both. Each of us in turn congratulated him and his fiancé, sharing …

You may have seen a few weeks ago that the New York Times put out a job advert for three social media producers to tasked with ‘enhancing the presence of The Times on social channels and creating new ways to engage readers more deeply with our journalism, both on NYTimes.com and on social platforms.’ What …