To enjoy all the benefits of our website
Sarah Manavis is a senior writer at the New Statesman. Sign up to her free weekly newsletter the Dress Down for the latest film, TV, art, theatre and book reviews.
Viewers witnessing his initial collapse was inevitable, but social media could have stopped the traumatic images that followed.
The ex-Congressman and convicted sex offender raises the question: can the commodification of shame really bring about ethical redemption?
The England cricketer’s case shows why, in our age of social media skeletons, we need a nuanced approach to accountability.
A compassionate approach to people’s discomforts now could help keep us safe in this new stage in the pandemic.
Infographics are often shallow explorations of issues that need careful critical attention.
Despite recent election success, the UK government is more likely than not to be viewed unfavourably over its handling of the pandemic.
Gen-Z’s latest insult for uncool millennials is a distraction from the structural divides between generations.
As with Donald Trump, SNL made Musk appear a harmless joke rather than a man with immense wealth and influence.
The decision by Facebook’s Oversight Board to ban the former president for another six months is a half-hearted and cowardly compromise.
The Premier League, English Football League and Women’s Super League will boycott social media this weekend. But when has online silence ever resulted in effective change?