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Why social media is good for political discourse

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Sesha Subramanian on the virtues of social media, for both citizens and the people who represent them...

Why social media is bad for political discourse

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Ewan Helliwell on how the internet has toxified the way we talk to each other...

Caroline Flack: Who is truly to blame? And what is to be done to those who we find guilty?

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The tragic death of Caroline Flack has left the nation lost for words. From online tributes to charity organised events, the death of the former Love Island host, has resulted in...

Pay Up: Carrie Gracie talks gender inequality

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Journalist Carrie Gracie, the former China editor for the BBC, held a talk at Newcastle University on Wednesday 16th October. Held in the Boiler Shop and organised by Newcastle...

Whistleblowers and the media

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Newcastle University played host to four experts on whistleblowing for a talk on how it intersects with the media and human rights. Since Edward Snowden blew the whistle on global...

Whistleblowers and the media discussion

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Newcastle University played host to four experts on whistleblowing for a talk on how it intersects with the media and human rights. Since Edward Snowden blew the whistle on global...

Buzzfeed layoffs: what about the future of journalism?

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In the wake of Buzzfeed laying off 15% of its staff, our writers analyse the impact this has on the future of journalism....

Roasts, Toasts and Soapboxes

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Comment's home of rants: weird, wonderful, weekly. Our two new columns give writers the chance to roast, or toast, a figure or group of their choosing....

Remembering Richard Baker Britain’s first TV news broadcaster

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Joe Holloran gives praise to the legendary, late news broadcaster; Richard Baker....

The problem with mass media monopolies

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Following Corbyn spy allegations, our writers discuss the need for media regulation and plurality...