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Twitter’s rightwing takeover is complete. Why are liberals still on it?
Elon Musk’s acquisition of the company has transformed it into the center of the conservative media ecosystem

Arwa Mahdawi

03, Jun, 2023 @2:01 PM

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‘Deeply personal and very authentic’: how podcasts took over the world in 20 years
Since the first podcast was released two decades ago this month, the medium has upended pop culture in countless unexpected ways, from revolutionising standup comedy to providing storytelling fuel for drama and documentary

Rachel Aroesti

03, Jun, 2023 @10:55 AM

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Coco Lodge: ‘I think I’m the most trolled Love Islander for how I look’
Show contestant says she did not expect the level of cruel comments about her appearance

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

02, Jun, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Chinese censors remove protest site Sitong Bridge from online maps
Amid usual scrubbing for Tiananmen Square anniversary, searches for bridge where protest was held in 2022 return no results

Amy Hawkins Senior China correspondent

02, Jun, 2023 @10:01 AM

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I’m a teacher – and this is why I’m not giving my son a smartphone yet | Lola Okolosie
The adverse effects on children’s mental health are well known, and at 10, our son is too young to safely navigate the internet, says English teacher and writer Lola Okolosie

Lola Okolosie

02, Jun, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Twitter and Tesla’s interests at odds in Elon Musk’s quiet China visit
The world’s richest person lapsed into an unusual silence on social media during his trip to the electric carmaker’s second largest market

Alex Hern Technology editor

01, Jun, 2023 @4:31 PM

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Elon Musk reclaims title of world’s richest person
Maverick head of Tesla and Twitter overtakes French billionaire Bernard Arnault, head of the LVMH luxury goods empire

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

01, Jun, 2023 @4:06 PM

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Australia’s online gambling regulation far behind global pack, advocates find
Exclusive: Analysis comes as parliamentary inquiry examines the harm caused by wagering

Josh Taylor

01, Jun, 2023 @3:00 PM

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The Little Mermaid subjected to ‘review bombing’ with mass negative reactions posted by bots
IMDb has changed its rating system to mitigate trolling of the film, which has been a target of racism since the Black actor Halle Bailey was announced as Ariel

Catherine Shoard

01, Jun, 2023 @11:13 AM

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Best podcasts of the week: Stars spill their secrets to an interviewing icon on The Louis Theroux Show
In this week’s newsletter: The legendary documentary-maker meets celebrities from Shania Twain to Craig David in his new show. Plus: five of the best LGBTQ+ history podcasts

Alexi Duggins, Hannah Verdier, Hollie Richardson and Ella Braidwood

01, Jun, 2023 @8:45 AM

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Jennifer Wong: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
The comedian and food enthusiast shares what makes her laugh online. Unsurprisingly, there are two jokes about pasta

Jennifer Wong

31, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Amazon UK to offer parents term-time-only working amid union battle
Retailer hopes to encourage more people back to work as strikes continue over pay and conditions

Joanna Partridge

30, May, 2023 @9:56 AM

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