Tom Bradby isn’t enjoying covering the #IndyRef. This may be the new normal

Just a thought on the level of abuse journalists have been receiving during the #Indyref campaign in Scotland. Tom Bradby writes a post about how he isn’t enjoying the experience of covering the referendum because of the level of abuse…

Why look – it’s another unnecessary opinion piece about the Scottish #Indyref by an Englishman

Last time I checked the internet was not short of opinions about the Scottish Independence Referendum. So please feel free to ignore mine. Although it does include a little bit about the experience of running Ampp3d during the process which…

The Scotsman really has banned mention of Wings Over Scotland in their comments

The Scotsman really has banned mention of Wings Over Scotland in their comments

UPDATE It’s been pointed out to me in the comments here, and I’ve tested it, and the ban on mentions of “Wings Over Scotland” has now been removed Original article from September 8th: In all my years of commenting about…

If I lived in Scotland this one design decision would make me vote “Yes”

If I lived in Scotland this one design decision would make me vote “Yes”

A group of celebs have banded together to make “Let’s Stay Together” – an appeal for Scotland to vote against independence. It is 2014. If you try to view it on your phone, this happens.

Did the Times of Israel say genocide was permissible? Spoiler: NO

Did the Times of Israel say genocide was permissible? Spoiler: NO

A blogger on the Times Of Israel website posted a piece today asking when genocide was permissible. The Times of Israel moderated it off. People are posting screenshots and responding on Twitter as if the Times said it themselves. Hmm,…

@BBCExtraGhost, #Vennfest, @UKGoHomeOffice and beyond – doing political satire for the web

@BBCExtraGhost, #Vennfest, @UKGoHomeOffice and beyond – doing political satire for the web

It turns out, when I think about it, that I’ve spent rather a lot of my spare time and my career trying to do political satire on the web. And that’s why I was invited to talk about it at…

How my spoof BBC Question Time Twitter account showed me the level of abuse political women face on social media

Operating a spoof Twitter account during BBC Question Time gave me a glimpse of the level of misogyny that women in politics face on social media every day. I’ve dubbed tonight “the #vennfestfinale”—the final time I will be live tweeting…