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Social Media, the Tories May Want to Reconsider….

Social Media, the Tories May Want to Reconsider….

Ed Creedy June 22, 2017 1

This General Election taught us a lot. Between headlines on Brexit and ‘Dementia Tax’ one fascinating trend emerged: social media became a vast political platform, moreso even than in 2015, as the younger demographic

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How I became @IDS_MP

How I became @IDS_MP

Skip Licker February 10, 2014 10

It took me less than five minutes to become one of the Nation’s most hated men. All I needed was a keyboard, a mouse and a desire to cause mischief with some ‘trolling.’ There

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UKIP, Scandals, And Why Nobody Cares

UKIP, Scandals, And Why Nobody Cares

Lee Jenkins February 6, 2014 1

Why do the things that get politicos in huff fail to stir the average punter? Another week, another embarrassing revelation from UKIP. This time it appears that the party’s former Commonwealth spokesman may have

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33 Traits Of A Political Tweeter

33 Traits Of A Political Tweeter

Lee Jenkins January 17, 2014 0

Tweet politics? How many of our list are you guilty of, and what have we missed? 1) Preparing to retweet a link, then realising it’s from the Daily Mail and thinking better of it.

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Twitter Faces Growing Pressure from Government

Twitter Faces Growing Pressure from Government

Backbencher July 31, 2013 1

By David McNeilage Today, it is easier than ever for you to share your two cents with the world through social media platforms like Twitter and YouTube.  Some may say we stand at the

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Gyges In Cyberspace

Gyges In Cyberspace

Backbencher July 30, 2013 0

James Evans rails against the online ‘trolling’ that has caught recent media attention. At the start of their 1990 hit ‘Loaded’, Primal Scream sampled a scene in the film ‘Wild Angels’, in which Hell’s

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Blogging: Navel gazing or knowledge enhancing?

Blogging: Navel gazing or knowledge enhancing?

Backbencher July 4, 2013 0

The democratisation of news and opinion is manifested in the ubiquitous blog Blogging and bloggers are fast becoming a significant aspect of the digital communications realm, burrowing into issues the mainstream media sidesteps and

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Edward Snowden: A Libertarian Hero

Edward Snowden: A Libertarian Hero

Backbencher June 14, 2013 0

The NSA, PRISM, and Whistleblowing Edward Snowden seems to me a hero in the classical sense: struggling with his conscience and having to decide to go on as before, living a comfortable life, or

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The Case Of Bradley Manning

The Case Of Bradley Manning

Backbencher June 13, 2013 0

US Government tramples over civil liberties to make an example out of a whistleblower. Between November 2009 and May 2010 US military intelligence analyst Bradley Manning downloaded over 700,000 classified files from a US

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Obama’s Surveillance State

Obama’s Surveillance State

Backbencher June 8, 2013 3

The US government’s intrusion into its citizens’ lives means America is no longer the land of the free. Can we illegally kill American citizens on foreign soil without trial? Yes we can. Can we

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