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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

'The more anti-Semitism is talked about the more reported incidents rise', says Jewish journalist

Jewish journalist blames 'Ken Livingstone copycats' for rise in anti-semitism

Jewish journalist blames 'Ken Livingstone copycats' for rise in anti-semitism

Jonathan Pollard spoke to talkRADIO after figures showed anti-semitic incidents at record high

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Police arrest group who attacked Syrian refugee in Lebanon

Police arrest group who attacked Syrian refugee in Lebanon

Police arrest group who attacked Syrian refugee in Lebanon

The group beat the man and accused him of wanting to be a part of Isis

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Video of 15-year-old girl being raped uploaded to Facebook

Video of 15-year-old girl being raped uploaded to Facebook

Video of 15-year-old girl being raped uploaded to Facebook

A 15-year-old girl was raped in a hotel room after talking to a man on Facebook and being convinced to meet him

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Massive explosion rocks diplomatic area of Kabul

Massive explosion rips through diplomatic area of Kabul

Massive explosion rips through diplomatic area of Kabul

At least nine people have been killed and dozens injured

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'Facebook is trying to draw lines which can't be drawn without context', says Open Rights Group

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

The Guardian has revealed Facebook's internal rulebook on censoring content

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Facebook says fake profiles were created to influence US election

Facebook says fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook admits fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook has released a report which discusses how foreign governments use the platform

Kim Kardashian loses 100,000 Instagram followers over unedited photos

Kim Kardashian loses 100,000 Instagram followers over unairbrushed bikini photos

Kim Kardashian loses 100,000 Instagram followers over unairbrushed bikini photos

Photos of Kim Kardashian taken whilst she was on holiday in Mexico have lost her many Instagram followers

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Courier Journal defends its reports on United Airline passenger David Dao

David Dao: Courier Journal defends its reports on United Airlines passenger after 'smear campaign' claims

Courier Journal defends its reports on United Airlines passenger David Dao

Courier Journal reported that the man who was dragged from a United Airlines flight was doctor David Dao, however many on social media have accused the news outlet of running a smear campaign

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn is down in the polls because his supporters are rude on social media', says media professor

Rude Jeremy Corbyn supporters are responsible for his disastrous poll ratings, says media professor

'Jeremy Corbyn is down in the polls because his supporters are rude online'

Jeremy Corbyn has claimed he is down in the polls because the media doesn't cover his policies, however professor Charlie Beckett believes it's not the media that's hurting his popularity

Dove racism row: The most ill-judged commercials of all time

Dove racism row: The most ill-judged commercials of all time

Dove, Beckham, and Kendall Jenner: The most ill-judged adverts of all time

A Dove advertising campaign has been widely criticised...but it isn't the first time advertisers have got it horribly wrong

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

'Spare a thought for the Easter Bunny' - Cadbury accused of airbrushing faith

'Spare a thought for the Easter Bunny' - Cadbury blasted in Easter Egg row

'Spare a thought for the Easter Bunny' - Cadbury blasted in Easter Egg row

Cadbury has been accused of airbrushing faith because they didn't include the word Easter on some promotional material for an egg hunt

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Twitter users tweet the wrong Devin Nunes about Russia controversy

Twitter users troll the wrong Devin Nunes about Trump Russia controversy

Twitter users tweet the wrong Devin Nunes about Trump Russia controversy

Many people believed they were tweeting Devin Nunes, but it then turned out that they were actually tweeting a broadcast engineer named Chase Nunes

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Legs-it: 'The headline is not sexist and doesn't make a difference to anything', says caller

'Legs-it headline isn't sexist - what's wrong with showing pretty ladies with nice legs?'

'Legs-it headline isn't sexist - what's wrong with showing nice legs?'

A caller told Alexis Conran that women can't be sexist to other women and the internet is interfering with everyone's lives

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Hitman kills former school friend after taking her on date

Hitman kills pregnant former school friend after taking her on date

Hitman kills pregnant former school friend after taking her on date

David Galindo was paid £1,200 to kill Rose Marie Hunt, who was eight months pregnant at the time

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

'Bullies had to be strong and brave' - Twitter reflects on what life was like before the internet

'Bullies had to be strong and brave' - Twitter reflects on what life was like before the internet

'Bullies had to be strong and brave' - What was life like before the internet?

It can sometimes be hard to remember what life was like without the internet, when we actually had to use books and talk to people face to face

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

#LetLiz Speak - Supports grows for Elizabeth Warren after Senate silencing

#LetLiz Speak - Supports grows for Elizabeth Warren after Senate silencing

#LetLiz Speak - Supports grows for Elizabeth Warren after Senate silencing

The senator from Massachusetts was declined the floor in the debate around the nomination of Jeff Sessions, and Twitter support for her is growing

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

YouTube introduce live streaming for vloggers with more than 10,000 subscribers

YouTube introduce live streaming for vloggers with more than 10,000 subscribers

YouTube introduce live streaming for vloggers with 10,000 subscribers

YouTube is set to give mobile live streaming capabilities to any vlogger with more than 10,000 subscribers, as part of an update to their app

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Teacher suspended for 'firing water gun at a Donald Trump image, whilst shouting die'

Teacher suspended for 'firing water gun at Donald Trump image whilst shouting die'

Teacher suspended for 'firing water gun at a Donald Trump image'

A teacher has been suspended after she posted a video of herself firing a water gun at an image of Donald Trump whilst shouting 'die' in a classroom

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Facebook 'takes two weeks' to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video

Facebook 'takes two weeks to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video'

Facebook 'takes two weeks to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video'

A 12-year-old girl live-streamed her suicide online, however reports claim it took Facebook two weeks to remove the video from their site

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Facebook launches live 360 degree videos

Facebook launches live 360-degree videos

Facebook launches live 360-degree videos

Facebook is set to improve its live broadcasting feature by adding the option to stream 360-degree videos live. The first video will be published by National Geographic

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

'Social media companies are completely irresponsible and need to admit there is a problem', says CHIS

Tech companies turning a blind eye to child sexting, says campaigner John Carr

Tech companies turning a blind eye to child sexting, says campaigner

John Carr says tech firms are perfectly capable of stamping out the problem - but they don't want to

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

'Social networks are increasing and intensifying this feeling of inadequacy', as Childline receives record calls on suicide

Child suicide crisis 'fuelled by social networks' says Childline

Child suicide crisis 'fuelled by social networks' says Childline

The NSPCC has revealed the number of young people contacting Childline about suicidal thoughts has doubled in the last five years with 53 calls a day on the issue

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

'We'll never get to a place where we have a rational debate about body image', says journalist

Models BMI minimum: 'We'll never get to a place where we have a rational debate about body image', says journalist

Rational body image debate is impossible, says journalist

The Women's Equality Party want all models to have a minimum BMI and will make an official call during London Fashion Week on the matter

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Twitter trolls: 'We're in 2016, we should be so far past this', says Carmel Glassbrook from UK Safer Internet Centre

Ghostbusters star quits Twitter: 'We're in 2016, we should be so far past this'

Ghostbusters star quits Twitter: 'We're in 2016, we should be so far past this'

As actress Leslie Jones suspends her Twitter account, the UK Safer Internet Centre tells talkRADIO listeners how to deal with online abuse

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016

'The Turkish government of President Erdogan played the role of Dr Frankenstein', says George Galloway

'The Turkish government of President Erdogan played the role of Dr Frankenstein', says George Galloway

'The Turkish government of President Erdogan played the role of Dr Frankenstein'

George Galloway opens his show with a passionate monologue

Friday, June 17, 2016

Friday, June 17, 2016

'Social media has amplified hate against MPs', says MP Mike Gapes

'Social media has amplified hate against politicians', says MP Mike Gapes

'Social media has amplified hate against MPs', says Mike Gapes

The MP for Ilford warns of the hate people in the public eye can receive

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