Public Opinion, the Mail and the Milibands: an unacceptable attack

6 10 2013

Ed-Miliband-Daily-MailThe public row over the Daily Mail’s attack on Ed Miliband’s father continues in today’s newspapers.  Most commentators have condemned the way in which the Daily Mail chose to write about Ralph Miliband.  Today’s Observer curiously led with the view of the Master of Wellington College, Anthony Seldon, that “It sets a very bad example to young people to belittle someone who is dead. I think it is nasty, it lacks taste and decency, and I worry about antisemitism”Read the rest of this entry »





The Perils of “Revenge Porn” – Alex Cochrane

6 10 2013

revenge-porn-pink-methA new term has emerged recently in the lexicon of online privacy rights: “revenge porn”. It refers to the dissemination of nude photographs or videos, most frequently by a spurned lover who in an act of spite publicly shares the images, invariably on the internet, with the intention of humiliating or embarrassing the victim. Read the rest of this entry »