Tech, Data and Algorithms
The End of a Decade Without a Name: Right-Wing Populism, Referendums, Digital Darkness and Self-Harm
Part Two of Otto English's take on the 2010s, charting the death of Lee Rigby, the rise of Nigel Farage's UKIP and the forces that led to the UK voting to Leave the European Union.
Hardeep Matharu speaks to Faiza Shaheen, a Labour candidate in the General Election, about why the British left cannot simply bury its head in the sand over the dangerous politicisation of race and class.
Peter Jukes dissects how 'No 10 sources', mainstream broadcast journalists and an army of hired online activists tried to save Boris Johnson from himself.
Kyle Taylor from the Fair Vote project argues modern microtargeting shouldn't be abandoned to shady billionaire-funded right-wing groups.
Brexit Party supporters appear to have taken over more than one Labour party website, redirecting all searches and previous links to Nigel Farage's party webpage.
Tamsin Shaw explains how anti-market Russian oligarchy has spread to the US, and that Big Tech may be the prime beneficiary.
After the 'fake Green Party' ads, Byline Times reveals nearly 3000 Facebook campaigns that escape electoral law and allow tens of millions of undeclared election spending.
Retiring Labour MP and Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee member Ian Lucas urges the Prime Minister to take the threat posed by Putin's Russia seriously – and put the UK before his own personal interests.
The Conservative Party deceived in plain sight when it changed its press office Twitter account name during last night's Leader's Debate to "factcheckUK". Voters must remain vigilant to all attempts to mislead.
Steve Jones recalls how Facebook took him on a dark journey and why he now regrets voting to Leave the EU.
he electorate must remain vigilant and prepared for the tactics used by political parties through digital platforms which electoral safeguards weren't built to cater for.
With Boris Johnson suppressing a report into Russian interference drawn up by Parliament's Intelligence and Security Committee, Byline Times provides you with everything the Prime Minister doesn't want you to know.
After 18 years, and with an important role in Parliament's landmark fake news inquiry, a veteran Labour MP diagnoses the real echo chamber in politics.
At the last session of the historic Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee on disinformation and fake news, the online payment system giant joins other tech companies in declaring 'we're just a platform'.
Peter Jukes with the historical background to a new Byline Times series on a global phenomenon that best explains Boris Johnson and Donald Trump.