politicians

Jan
07
What will the next generation of social media-savvy politicians look like?

What will the next generation of social media-savvy politicians look like?

An attempt to mock Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for dancing in a video when she was a student opens up the question of how social media will impact the next generation of politicians.
5 min read
May
03
Boris created EU "fake news" 20 years ago

Boris created EU "fake news" 20 years ago

Fascinating quote in a New York Times piece on the Brexit-backing British newspapers (and principally, The Sun): With little regard
1 min read
Nov
23
The end of presidential access journalism in the US

The end of presidential access journalism in the US

The newly-elected Donald Trump seems determined to cut the press out of the equation
1 min read
Nov
22
On criticism and appropriate times

On criticism and appropriate times

Now is not the time to criticise the Galaxy Note 7: Now, I’m not going to stand here and
1 min read
Sep
17

The human behind the politician mask

A touching moment in Rachel Sylvester & Alice Thomson’s interview with Alan Johnson for The Times: When people ask
Jun
15

Can we have growth in a resource constrained world? Three MPs debate

Panel Greg Barker MP, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP for Brighton Pavilion
4 min read
Apr
20

Tom Steinberg: how to open the data people actually want

Tom Steinberg, founder and director of mySociety mySociety is a charitable enterprise that exists to make people more powerful by
3 min read
Jun
22

RBI Sites Covering the Emergency Budget

Adding them to the post as I find them: Computer Weekly Estates Gazette (with behind the scenes coverage of the
May
17

That George Osborne Speech

Given the state of the economy, the state of my to-do list and the amount of time available to me
May
06

Generally Electing

Like so many others, I stopped off to vote on the way in to work this morning. I had three
1 min read