Digital media

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Gawker makes a comeback six years after it was sued into closure
A new version of the website, quietly launched a year ago under new owners, is attracting interest and readers again

Edward Helmore

25, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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We watch the protests in Iran and hope, but false optimism may be clouding our eyes | Jason Burke
The backlash against the death of Mahsa Amini has generated viral images of civil unrest, but how complete a picture do they provide?

Jason Burke

25, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Clair and James Buckley look back: ‘Before we met, I’d never seen The Inbetweeners’
The pair recreate a photo from their wedding and talk about falling in love and becoming YouTube stars

Harriet Gibsone

24, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Could peace deal between Prince Harry and family ever be brokered?
While social media criticism of Harry and Meghan refuses to let up, there could be opportunities for healing rift with his father

Lisa O'Carroll

24, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Molly Russell inquest hears defence of Instagram content policies
Executive at parent company Meta says guidelines changed in 2019 to ban ‘all graphic suicide and self-harm content’

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

23, Sep, 2022 @3:58 PM

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Pinterest executive admits platform ‘not safe’ when Molly Russell used it
Inquest hears teenager viewed multiple images of self-harm on Pinterest before she killed herself

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

22, Sep, 2022 @4:49 PM

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The Chaos Machine by Max Fisher review – how social media rewired our world
A stark warning about the extent to which Facebook et al distort our perception of reality

Simon Parkin

22, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Best podcasts of the week: The cyberstalker who terrorised dozens of women over a decade
In this week’s newsletter: Sirin Kale explores a complex case of online harassment in the Guardian’s first true crime podcast, Can I Tell You a Secret? Plus: a Serial special after Adnan Syed’s sentence is overturned

Alexi Duggins, Hannah Verdier, Hollie Richardson, Shaheena Uddin

22, Sep, 2022 @8:45 AM

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True crime makes us believe we are certain about people like Adnan Syed. We should be ashamed | Amelia Tait
His release from prison has not proved his innocence or guilt – but it has highlighted how we are all guilty of pretending we know more than we do, says writer Amelia Tait

Amelia Tait

22, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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TikTok removes posts promoting weight loss aids to children
The Pharmaceutical Journal found users being offered prescription drugs as diet pills

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

21, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Jeremy Vine attacks social media firms after jailing of stalker
BBC and Channel 5 broadcaster says firms such as YouTube and Twitter have no moral values

Mark Brown

18, Sep, 2022 @2:27 PM

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My phone is my girlfriend, analyst, flower shop, bank, bully. Is it time for a digital detox?
There are definite downsides to digital media, but this may not be the right time to throw away your phone. By Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

18, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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