‘I would ban all politicians from Tweeting anything’

This perspective, by Alexander Brown, was printed in the Scotsman, 2nd August 2021. The following paragraphs stood out for me [given that I have long had serious concerns about the … Continue reading ‘I would ban all politicians from Tweeting anything’

A word that contains its opposite in itself

‘1984’ by George Orwell: “A word [that] contains its opposite in itself. Take ‘good’, for instance. If you have a word like ‘good’, what need is there for a word … Continue reading A word that contains its opposite in itself

‘Your play is about a Twitter storm’

This was printed in one of the magazines that was included with last weekend’s newspapers. It describes why Janine Lee-Jones left Twitter and why she wrote a play about it. … Continue reading ‘Your play is about a Twitter storm’

A call for people to be civil and kind

Scotland on Sunday, 28 February 2021, explored issues related to social media, and in particular the potential for harmful consequences. Here are a few edits: