A Meta review: is new always better?

Teens harmed, democracy at risk, and a potentially illegal monopoly – but hey, nothing a shiny new name can’t fix! Reminiscent of BBC’s The Apprentice, where teams vacuously brainstorm a name that sounds adequately self-important and pretentious, whilst imposing some forced meaning on it, Facebook’s Meta revamp is nothing more than a self-righteous attempt to […]


No alarms and no surprises

Earlier this month, the media trade magazine Press Gazette launched the ‘Save Our Sources’ campaign to prevent public authorities spying on journalists’ phone records. The campaign followed revelations that the Metropolitan Police (the Met) had secretly obtained the mobile phone records of Tom Newton Dunn, political editor for The Sun, in order to identify whistleblowers […]