Journalism and politics are inescapably inter-twined.
The Politics of TikTok, Reddit explained, and Google gamed Paid Members Public
Could a US ban on TikTok trigger a social media power struggle? And how did the Verge use ChatGPT to game Google?
Why the Twitter road crash is more serious than you think Paid Members Public
Plus the growing evidence that AI chat search is far from ready for prime time, and some great reads on both how ChatGPT actually works and what’s behind “hot, lonely women” catfishing scams
The Week in Tweets Paid Members Public
A landmark week in a number of ways, caught in a handful of Tweets…
The Canary becomes a flock: left-wing site reforms as a workers’ co-operative Paid Members Public
The politics site's former management is gone, and the staff are now collectively running the title. Can they align their business model with their values?
Cummings and goings Paid Members Public
Two years ago, Dominic Cummings' blog went silent — at the request of the Prime Minister. Now, he's giving us insights into the workings of government again via Substack — but with an agenda.
The need for intelligent skepticism, proved through links Paid Members Public
Can you trust your commenters? Can you trust your transcription service? In the digital world, here be dragons…
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?