YouTube

Oct
15
Members only: more on YouTube and news, and other reader feedback

Members only: more on YouTube and news, and other reader feedback

4 min read
Sep
29
“Hey, Guys”: the latest on YouTube, Facebook oversight and more

“Hey, Guys”: the latest on YouTube, Facebook oversight and more

YouTube is a huge source of news, Facebook gets a hostile oversight board. Just another Tuesday in the digital culture wars.
3 min read
Apr
02
Engaged Reading Digest: Google fights misinformation with $$$$

Engaged Reading Digest: Google fights misinformation with $$$$

Google fights back against Covid-19 misinformation, YouTube prepares its TikTok clone and the click frauders gear up…
4 min read
Mar
18
Coronavirus: the social media moderation problem explained

Coronavirus: the social media moderation problem explained

As the social platforms empty their offices of staff, content moderation is taking a serious hit. Here's why.
3 min read
Jan
17
Engaged Reading Digest: engaging ethically and slaying trolls

Engaged Reading Digest: engaging ethically and slaying trolls

The best of the web on engaged journalism ethics, troll fighting and mentorships.
6 min read
Jan
04
Engaged Reading Digest: Radicalisation, Copyright and Piers

Engaged Reading Digest: Radicalisation, Copyright and Piers

Get ready for another week at the journalism coalface with some essential weekend reading…
4 min read
Oct
07
ClimateAdam: Humanising the Climate Crisis story

ClimateAdam: Humanising the Climate Crisis story

Adam Levy is a science journalist who has turned to YouTube to tell the climate crisis story. Here’s why.
2 min read
Jun
03
How did creators become influencers?

How did creators become influencers?

How did YouTube's "creators" become Instagram's "influencers" — and what does the dinstinction signify?
2 min read
Mar
19
After Christchurch: how do we curtail the spread of video from atrocities?

After Christchurch: how do we curtail the spread of video from atrocities?

The Christchurch attack was a terrorist event for the social media age. We need to address this situation on multiple levels to minimise the harm done.
5 min read
Feb
14
WSJ busts prominent YouTuber PewDiePie for anti-semitic content

WSJ busts prominent YouTuber PewDiePie for anti-semitic content

A prominent YouTuber has lost a lucrative contract: Since August, PewDiePie has posted nine videos that include anti-Semitic jokes or
1 min read