Tag: politics

Politics, Technology

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

I’ve been following the stories surrounding Cambridge Analytica and Facebook for some months now, and in recent days, following...

Politics

Vote Tellers

If you’re British and live in the UK, you will hopefully be voting today. Indeed you may have already done so! My constituency is...

Politics

EU Referendum: Immediate Post Mortem Thoughts

Cameron has to take a massive amount of blame for all of this. He probably didn’t think he was going to win the last General...

Politics, TV

John Oliver on Brexit

On Sunday night, HBO in the US aired a new episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. The second half of the show was a long...

Media, Politics, TV

Satire, Parliament and Dennis Skinner

Last week Labour stalwart Dennis Skinner was ejected from the House of Commons for the rest of the Parliamentary day for calling the Prime...

Politics

Vote Early, Vote Oft… Er… Well Vote Anyway

Polling stations are open until 10pm....

Media, Politics

The Power of Newspapers… Or Lack Thereof

After the 1992 election when John Major defeated Neil Kinnock, The Sun published a now famous headline: “It’s The Sun Wot Won...

Politics, Research

Polling and the Scottish Referendum

What an interesting few weeks it has been for poll-watching. I say that from my London perspective. Obviously north of the border, this is...