Internet

fatwa twitter

The fatwa artists

June 18, 2020 12:44 pm

Twitter mobs are making journalism and literature more boring

office

Will COVID kill off the office?

June 18, 2020 12:05 am

To almost everyone’s surprise, working from home works

nbc news

Another fine media mess

June 16, 2020 6:28 pm

The Federalist, Google and the travails of the NBC News Verification Unit

lockdown drinking

In defense of drinking in the street

June 15, 2020 5:07 pm

It’s the only good thing to come out of lockdown

ivy league

Anonymous Instagram account accuses Ivy Leaguers of racism

June 15, 2020 3:19 pm

The lust for cancel culture is infecting America’s top colleges

girlboss

Slayed queens: the girlboss, dethroned

June 12, 2020 4:37 pm

Intersectionality comes for all

stupid-smart

The modern art of stupid-smart

June 12, 2020 3:10 pm

We’ve always had bogus public intellectuals, but never before have they been quite so bogus

j.k. rowling

Speak up for J.K. Rowling

June 12, 2020 11:57 am

We must stand up for women who dare to tell the truth

incel goethe

The art of the incel

June 11, 2020 5:25 pm

The roots of incel subculture — and its magnificent memes — stretch back to Goethe’s Werther and beyond

i take responsibility

It’s OK everyone, actors are ‘taking responsibility’

June 11, 2020 1:55 pm

Let’s all be grateful to these very rich, very famous people

metoo deja vu

#MeToo déjà vu

June 9, 2020 8:05 pm

The hysteria behind the anti-racism protests seems eerily familiar

alison roman

Leave Alison Roman alone

June 9, 2020 2:57 pm

Time to be Frank about the much criticized celebrity chef

tech

Don’t tell your friends to quit their ‘problematic’ tech jobs

June 8, 2020 6:06 pm

There’s never been a better time for encouraging tech companies’ rank-and-file to speak up

rowling

J.K. Rowling and the road to terfdom

June 8, 2020 7:21 am

If you’re going to shout about the views of J.K. Rowling and her wickedness, you’re going to have to come up with an explanation for that wickedness

media

The snowflakes turn to ice

June 6, 2020 1:27 pm

The hyper-woke generation has grown up. But they aren’t like other grown-ups

lego

Lego, George Floyd and the politics of playtime

June 5, 2020 1:09 pm

Surely there should be some spaces in life untouched by political concerns?

youtube

Why is YouTube so afraid of free speech?

June 4, 2020 5:22 pm

I, too, think the 5G theory is silly, but that’s not a good reason to censor it

Twitter Flags Two Of President's Trump Tweets

Twitter’s fact-check reignites calls for big tech regulation

June 3, 2020 9:38 am

Did Twitter just blow its Section 230 immunity?

riot porn

Twitter spreads riot porn — but censors a President vowing to restore law and order

May 29, 2020 6:44 am

Progressive censorship has a bias towards anarchy

internet

We need an Internet Bill of Rights 

May 29, 2020 3:27 am

Trump’s executive order against social media censorship doesn’t go far enough

facebook

Facebook is right. Twitter is wrong

May 28, 2020 5:46 pm

Fact-checking widespread information on social media should be the job of journalists — but journalists have lost interest in facts

kiss

That TV kiss was the most human moment of coronavirus

May 27, 2020 4:01 pm

In Canada, romance isn’t dead

conspiray theories

Five more conspiracy theories Trump can use to distract the media

May 27, 2020 2:07 pm

November is a long way away

central park karen

In Central Park, an unstoppable Karen meets the immovable Karen

May 26, 2020 5:18 pm

The outrage mob destroys one of its own

joe rogan

What makes Joe Rogan so successful?

May 26, 2020 12:38 pm

No single factor explains it