Category: Media

I saw first-hand how US tech giants seduced the EU – and undermined democracy

Silicon Valley used opaque lobbying to weaken crucial new regulations. Firms like Google and Meta must be held to account The tide is seemingly turning against Meta, Google and other tech giants. Groundbreaking new European Union legislation is imminent, aimed at forcing the large digital platforms to do more to keep users safe and cutting…
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I saw first-hand how US tech giants seduced the EU – and undermined democracy

Silicon Valley used opaque lobbying to weaken crucial new regulations. Firms like Google and Meta must be held to account The tide is seemingly turning against Meta, Google and other tech giants. Groundbreaking new European Union legislation is imminent, aimed at forcing the large digital platforms to do more to keep users safe and cutting…
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The NHS wreckers cannot accept that the British public still back it | Polly Toynbee

No one can deny that the health service is struggling, but the rightwing press seems desperate to shift the blame away from the government “Are we falling out of love with the NHS?” That Spectator question ricochets around the rightwing media in a hailstorm of attacks on the NHS. They expect trouble if next month’s…
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The NHS wreckers cannot accept that the British public still back it | Polly Toynbee

No one can deny that the health service is struggling, but the rightwing press seems desperate to shift the blame away from the government “Are we falling out of love with the NHS?” That Spectator question ricochets around the rightwing media in a hailstorm of attacks on the NHS. They expect trouble if next month’s…
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Murdoch’s divorce will leave a hole in his life. Could a new prime minister fill it? | Marina Hyde

It’s all over for Rupert and Jerry – but pity Boris Johnson if the old mogul wants to see a new broom in No 10 Like all true romantics, I can’t believe Jerry has split with the Pacemaker. News that Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Jerry Hall, are to divorce contradicts the lyrics of their…
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