Luke Bozier.

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Study shows how trolls can negatively affect perception of a story.

I just read an interesting article on the FastCo Design blog, part of FastCompany magazine. The post discusses the findings of a study carried out by some life sciences academics, which were published in the New York Times on the weekend. The question the researchers set out to answer was: Do nasty comments online have [...]

Gotcha: Milo Yiannopoulos/Kernel/Nutshell false story follow-up.

All bloggers with comments please line up please. Yesterday I ran this blog post about online bully-boy Milo Yiannopoulos, in which I outline how he falsified dates on some Twitter direct messages (falsified or misrepresented, you choose your words) in order to make it look like I was sending naughty messages to a woman while [...]

Dear Political Scrapbook. Of course I worked ‘with’ Blair. And I can have as many limited companies as I like.

All bloggers with comments please line up please. Political Scrapbook took up a particular kind of obsession with me back in January 2012. In the days following my defection from Labour to the Conservatives, Laurence Durnan – its ‘editor’ – decided it was plainly unacceptable that in a democracy someone should have the audacity to [...]

In a nutshell: Milo Yiannopoulos falsifies information to create sensationalist stories for his Kernel.

Just for a little background, I used to consider Milo Yiannopoulos – once-upon-a-time Telegraph technology reporter, and general gay-about-town – as a friend. I’ve known him for some time, and despite his recent turn into a bully and online thug, I once admired some of his traits. He is clever and enigmatic. Obviously, I don’t [...]

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