Engagement in an age of declining press freedom
Attacks on the independence of the press are underway in the UK and the US. Twitter is stripping context from thoughtful debates. The only antidote is thoughtful engagement work.
Facebook getting more involved in journalism is still a bad idea
Do we really want to turn Facebook into an editorial beast?
Blogger flees Pakistan "fearing for his life"
In some parts of the world, blogging is still very much a revolutionary activity: Pakistani blogger Aasim Saeed who went
City Students Union votes to ban Mail, Sun and Express
We are clearly living in interesting times. There are political moves afoot in the student union at City, University of
Is Stop Funding Hate an attack on free speech?
Stop Stop Funding Hate, says Brendan O’Neill for The Spectator: SFH’s agitation to pull ads from newspapers is
Inside the Facebook censorship machine
Fascinating interview with Monika Bickert, the head of global policy for Facebook: We use technology to help us triage reports,
And now - a message from the Department of Dirty
It’s for your protection. You don’t want to be dirty, do you?
"Right To Censor" Watch
Well, it’s looking like the judgement that gives people the “right to be forgotten” is rapidly becoming the “right
Seriously, Starbucks? It's just Tumblr...
Content blocking at work in Starbucks. Time to fire up the personal hotspot from my iPhone…
Automattic backs WordPress bloggers in court
Parker Higgins: The blogging platform WordPress.com has taken the unusual — and welcome — step of going to court to defend