Can news tackle polarisation and mend democracy? Paid Members Public
Polarisation has been on the rise in many societies for the past decade. Is news stoking the conflict — and can better reporting be part of the solution?
Schadenfreude as a personal indulgence, not a public performance Paid Members Public
You might be enjoying Trump's illness — but does posting about it actually help anyone?
Engaged Reading Digest: the unexpected face of polarisation Paid Members Public
The assumptions many people make about social media, news consumption and polarisation may not be accurate. Prepare for a surprise…
Engaged Reading Digest: Memes, cancel culture and baby Yoda Paid Members Public
Memes aren't just juvenile fun - they're a potent weapon in the political armory, and we have to start taking them seriously.
Chat app groups can lead to more extreme views Paid Members Public
We know how closed groups work — and that suggests that a shift to chat apps will only increase polarisation.