The court’s verdict should encourage Johnson to stop the practice of public bodies pledging allegiance to Stonewall.
The new channel’s critics don’t understand the difference between impartiality, which is required, and bias, which is not.
Our introduction to: what each Bill is, the politics of it, who’s responsible, arguments for and against – and a controversy rating out of ten.
The upcoming Online Harms Bill must be as effective as possible in tackling the scourge of online abuse.
We hope that Finn, Newman and the rest of the new appointees provide a fresh sense of direction and purpose.
State action to regulate social media is unproblematic in principle, but deeply problematic in practice – and the law of unintended consequences applies.
We wouldn’t want constraints on free speech imposed on the basis of opaque agreements between platforms and politicians.
Dacre has said that he “would die in a ditch defending it as a great civilising force”, and Moore grasps the Corporation’s original Reithian mission.
A small community radio station with a few thousand listeners requires a license, but a social media channel with millions of individual subscribers does not.
It will mean woke bureaucrats censoring Tory activists, undermining entrepreneurs, and threatening our free press. Time to drop it once and for all.
Plus: The landslide that few dared to predict. How I once tried to become Monmouth’s MP. And: Happy Christmas to all my readers
Plus: Farage and my evenings. Edinburgh and my show. Notre Dame, fire, Macron – and recovery? And: Javid’s emotional intelligence.
CCTV is closely entwined with the ruling Communist Party. If it is to operate in London, we must not fail to uphold British values.
Protecting our open society against threats from authoritarian states is an essential battle. We must not lose.
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