Engaged Reading Digest: the escalation of trolling to the global stage Paid Members Public
If you were in any doubt that the fundamental tools of the online troll are now at play in global politics, the last week should have put paid to that.
Social & Digital lunchbreak: inflection points in politics and subscriptions Paid Members Public
Lots of simmering tensions in politics and social media are coming to a head. Interesting timing…
Journalism problems: delegitimizing media and a paucity of participation Paid Members Public
Jay Rosen's latest list of his journalism challenges is particularly thought-provoking right now.
Live tweeting Trump at the NYT Paid Members Public
Alexandra Ma [https://twitter.com/alexandrama15], one of my current crop of Interactive Journalism students, looks at how the New York Times live covered its meeting with Trump [http://www.interhacktives.com/2016/11/23/new-york-times-coverage-trumps-visit-shows-twitter-can-still-great/] : > But out of all the ways the Times covered the event, Twitter was by
The end of presidential access journalism in the US Paid Members Public
The newly-elected Donald Trump seems determined to cut the press out of the equation
On criticism and appropriate times Paid Members Public
Now is not the time to criticise the Galaxy Note 7 [https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/now-is-not-the-time-to-criticize-the-galaxy-note-7] : > Now, I’m not going to stand here and pretend like this phone doesn’t have problems. After all, the proof that it gets overheated and explodes for practically no reason at all
Trump's America Paid Members Public
Andrew Sullivan [http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/11/andrew-sullivan-president-trump-and-the-end-of-the-republic.html?utm_source=nextdraft&utm_medium=email] : > This is now Trump’s America. He controls everything from here on forward. He has won this campaign in such a decisive fashion that he owes no one anything. He has destroyed the