0 Comments Editor's Viewpoint: Kangaroo court of social media must be brought to heel BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Before discharging the jury in the rugby rape trial, Judge Patricia Smyth told them: "This has probably been the most difficult trial that any jury in Northern Ireland has ever been asked to adjudicate on." https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/opinion/editors-viewpoint/editors-viewpoint-kangaroo-court-of-social-media-must-be-brought-to-heel-36754493.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article36754551.ece/09531/AUTOCROP/h342/data_breach.jpg Email Before discharging the jury in the rugby rape trial, Judge Patricia Smyth told them: "This has probably been the most difficult trial that any jury in Northern Ireland has ever been asked to adjudicate on." Lasting nine weeks, it was a court case that gripped the public's attention from its opening day due to the status of two of the defendants, Ulster and Ireland rugby stars Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, who were … [Read more...] about Editor’s Viewpoint: Kangaroo court of social media must be brought to heel
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The leader of Chesterfield Borough Council has urged people to watch their language when making complaints to the authority online. Councillor Tricia Gilby this week voiced concern about 'toxic' posts on social media.She said: "People seem prepared to say things on social media platforms that they would never dream of saying to someone's face."I know that the people who run our council social media accounts have to deal with some abusive posts where people overstep the boundaries of what is fair comment or making a complaint."That can be difficult when you are facing it day in, day out."People have to realise that you can make a complaint or air an alternative view without swearing or resorting to abuse and that ultimately the people on the receiving end of those posts are there to help and assist them."READ MORE: OPINION: If you've not got anything nice to say, don't say it at all According to the human rights group Amnesty International, social networking site Twitter is failing to … [Read more...] about Chesterfield council leader’s concern over ‘toxic’ social media posts
LISA Armstrong has been subtly active on social media in recent weeks. By Nicole Douglas Friday, March 23, 2018 Ant McPartlin and wife Lisa Armstrong [Wenn] Ant McPartlin’s estranged wife Lisa Armstrong, who Ant confirmed he was divorcing earlier this year, has not stayed silent on social media after he was charged with drink-driving on Wednesday. The 41-year-old make-up artist has liked a selection of posts on Twitter, seemingly communicating her inner-most feelings in response to fans showing their support for her after her ex made the decision to return to rehab. One in particular hinted that she was “hurt” over recent events, when a fan said: “I truly feel for you. It must hurt to the core seeing Ants life being made so public. You have remained dignified from the very … [Read more...] about Lisa Armstrong alludes she’s ‘hurt to the core’ over ex Ant McPartlin as she breaks silence on social media
0 Comments Rugby rape trial: Jurors urged to ignore reports and social media as they head off to deliberate BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The judge presiding over the 'rugby rape' trial in Belfast has thanked the jury for their patience, and urged them not to read any reports - either in mainstream or social media - saying this "will not assist you to reach a verdict based on the evidence." https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/rugby-rape-trial-jurors-urged-to-ignore-reports-and-social-media-as-they-head-off-to-deliberate-36737580.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article36698255.ece/5a2e2/AUTOCROP/h342/Rape%20trial%204%20pic.jpg Email The judge presiding over the 'rugby rape' trial in Belfast has thanked the jury for their patience, and urged them not to read any reports - either in mainstream or social media - saying this "will not assist you to reach a verdict based on the evidence." Urging the eight men and three women to put aside any … [Read more...] about Rugby rape trial: Jurors urged to ignore reports and social media as they head off to deliberate
With gloomy background music and the words "you Social Democrats, you Moderators and those of you in the Swedish media were wrong…” SD party leader Jimmie Åkesson opens his party's campaign video, seen nearly 800,000 times on YouTube since it was uploaded in November. By contrast, a more upbeat campaign video from the Social Democrats, which opens with PM Stefan Löfven saying “we’re moving forward, together” has garnered only 4,000 views over the past three weeks. The number of dislikes on the YouTube video outnumber the likes, 100-63. SD’s YouTube channel has 15,359 subscribers and each video averages 399 engagements. The Social Democrats have just slightly more than 3,000 subscribers and averages only 50 engagements per video. But it’s not just on YouTube that SD has the edge. New figures from media analyst Retriever show that the anti-immigration party is running away from the … [Read more...] about Sweden Democrats nation’s best on social media – but will it transfer to the election?