Social media providers should be required to present UK consumers with an ongoing, highly visible, simple, unavoidable choice over its use.
Posts Tagged: DCMS Select Committee
Our democracy is poorly served by widespread ignorance about campaign technology, and the fact glamorous alarmism wins more headlines than grubby reality.
Bercow, the anti-Lenthall. “I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak, in this place, but as Labour MPs are pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here.”
Even the mice in the Commons tea room know that he was put in by one party and is kept there by one party.
Profile: Damian Collins. Running energetically (and sometimes tumbling over) as he pursues Leave campaigners
A Conservative MP who has seen much of Collins says: “I like him. He’s more intelligent and thoughtful than his public manner gives one to expect.”
From ‘fake news’ to micro-targeting, crowd-funding to data rights, we explore the key areas of focus for an overdue review of the rules of our democracy.
Plus: Damian Collins and his useless Select Committee shot themselves in the foot this week. Let grandstanding committee chairmen be warned.
WATCH: Collins – “We have a right to know the extent of Arron Banks’ relationship with the Russian embassy”
The Chairman of the Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Select Committee is looking forward to questioning him this week.
The former Chairman of the Culture, Media, and Sport Select Committee relates how they collaborated to win support for Britain’s Olympic bid.
A response to Paul Goodman’s recent article arguing that opponents of Leave should accept that spending didn’t swing the referendum – since Remain spent more.
Conservative Select Committee election results. A squeeze on places, “Very high turnout” – and some prominent losers.
Ability, popularity with colleagues and specialist knowledge seem to have mattered more in these elections than intake or ideology.
British workers must be equipped for the task – especially since voters have sent a clear message about wanting stricter controls on immigration.
Tom Hunt: So you welcome OFCOM’s new BBC scrutiny role? Don’t. Here’s why it could make matters worse.
It turns out that the arbiter for all but a relatively narrow range of complaints will be the BBC’s own Unitary Board.