Internet

fake news

What Trump can learn from Boris in fighting fake news

October 30, 2020 11:14 am

Britain sends a clear picture to foreign adversaries about the costs of their online influence campaigns

wikipedia

There’s nothing neutral about Wikipedia

October 29, 2020 9:21 am

For lazy journalists, Wikipedia is the only thing they read when ‘researching’ an article. And why not?

japan trade biden culture war

Culture war forever

October 25, 2020 3:47 pm

After four years of dialed-up-to-11 political engagement, does all that energy just evaporate?

weekly world news

The Weekly World News should hire me

October 25, 2020 3:09 pm

Here are my story pitches

new york post big tech

Unanswered questions for Big Tech

October 21, 2020 5:27 pm

A week on from the New York Post story, we deserve answers

don jr

Don Jr, the Secret Service and me

October 18, 2020 3:18 pm

I was detained at JFK for texting a puerile joke to the President’s son

hunter biden

Behind the social-media blackout of Biden family corruption

October 16, 2020 12:25 am

If a bombshell goes off in the forest and no one is allowed to talk about it, does it make a sound?

great barrington declaration

Why can’t we talk about the Great Barrington Declaration?

October 15, 2020 12:15 pm

The three scientists who created it aren’t outliers or cranks, but professors at Oxford, Harvard and Stanford

Email etiquette

The terror of choosing the wrong email sign off

October 15, 2020 10:14 am

Emails seem easy-going, but we’re using them for lots of work messages too

qanon

Liberals don’t need their own QAnon

October 14, 2020 4:27 pm

Resistance Twitter and the misinformation of the left

yelp

Yelp’s anti-racist social credit nightmare

October 12, 2020 12:54 pm

The company’s ‘Business Accused of Racist Behavior’ tag is straight out of the CCP playbook

Jennifer rubin

What’s happening to Jennifer Rubin?

October 6, 2020 6:09 am

The coronavirus appears to have claimed what remains of the Washington Post writer’s sanity

proud boys

The Pride Boys

October 5, 2020 6:13 pm

Smearing the Proud Boys as homophobes is a losing strategy

jenny lindsay

The hounding of a Scottish poet by trans activists

October 5, 2020 5:52 pm

Jenny Lindsay, a skint freelance poet who was the subject of a whispering campaign, did not feel very powerful

antifa

No, antifa won’t destroy democracy

October 5, 2020 1:45 pm

How the culture war created a tribe of Lee Harvey Oswalds

tangled web

The coming stitch-up

October 4, 2020 10:59 am

The Tangled Web We Weave: Inside the Shadow System That Shapes the Internet by James Ball reviewed

reparations

Reparations for the transblack community!

October 2, 2020 1:01 pm

I believe that I qualify for reparations from the white man who has kept me down and prevented me from achieving my full potential

positive

Staying positive

October 2, 2020 12:02 pm

The left is in a paroxysm of delight over the President’s diagnosis

porn pornhub

The truth about Pornhub

October 2, 2020 10:04 am

I have spent many hours combing through the content and can confirm that it is vile in the extreme

post

The post that ends the Trump presidency

September 28, 2020 4:33 pm

At last, weve got him

blackness

Borrowing Blackness

September 25, 2020 12:22 pm

How much of race in general is performative?

spectator

The Spectator, a British grocery store and cancel culture — a cautionary tale

September 24, 2020 4:13 pm

Companies wisely stay out of party political battles, so why enter the culture wars and disparage a chunk of your customers?

voting politically homeless

Letters from the politically homeless

September 21, 2020 9:03 am

Almost every Democrat voting for Trump has a story about being ostracized, shamed or losing a friend

rbg mourning

The Cockburn prize for most cringeworthy RBG tweet goes to…

September 19, 2020 2:57 pm

The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday night caused an instant outpouring of...well, mourning isn’t exactly the right word

boycott

The sanctimony of the celebrity Facebook boycott

September 17, 2020 9:38 am

Not posting on social media for a day is hardly a sacrifice, nor is it a particularly successful strategy