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:

Democracy survived for centuries without daily screaming matches

In Scotland on Sunday,  21 February 2021, Alistair Stewart offered this perspective: This perspective went on to say:

When the medical profession shuts down

The following response, by Dr Rita Pal, was published online by the BMJ in 2001. In the 20 years that have passed, including the rise of social media, has the … Continue reading When the medical profession shuts down

“Trump is finally booted off Twitter for good”

This was one of the headlines in last Sunday’s newspapers: The article began by saying: Twitter [the business] was quoted: A sub-headline failed to recognise the good that social media … Continue reading “Trump is finally booted off Twitter for good”