The venerable Oxford University has entered the fray and churned out some RT bashing in the name of scholarship, and when the term ‘disinformation’ is in the very first line of the report, it’s clear we’re on familiar ground.
A Washington intelligence report says Russia, Iran and China have been critical of the US government on social media in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd. Must have been a quiet day over at Homeland Security.
Times of crisis bring people together under a common cause – says the propaganda of the blind optimist. What we’ve actually seen during the coronavirus pandemic is society divide into different tribes; here are five of them.
If politics is actually an art, then Boris Johnson’s work during the pandemic is of the abstract school. In other words his policy is weird, hard to fathom and open to interpretation. And actually I like it.
On these pages last week we met five people that have had a great pandemic, but why should they have all the fun? So, leaving aside medics, old people, and those who hate their families, meet five people having a terrible time.
It doesn’t matter how much misery and economic hardship is caused by the coronavirus pandemic, there are always people out there who always find a way to benefit. And guess what? It just happens to be the usual suspects.
Self-isolated in our homes, reeling at the news Netflix has reduced the quality of its stream just when we need it most, let’s take time to speculate on what life will be like in a post-Covid-19 world; if we make it.
When fame-hungry youngsters are given a social media platform and no rules, it’s a dangerous combination. However, TikTok moderators are reportedly more concerned about ‘ugly’ users than potentially deadly stunts.