New Statesman

The movie that doesn’t exist and the Redditors that think it does

Are we failing to protect the child stars of YouTube?

Spitting out the Red Pill: Former misogynists reveal how they were radicalised online

Logan Paul filmed a dead body – on YouTube, there is no line that cannot be crossed

We need to talk about the online radicalisation of young, white women

Tweeting terror: what social media reveals about how we respond to tragedy

Inside the sex, money, and scandal of Instagram’s puppet community

How 15 minutes of fame became 15 minutes of shame

Why are children on YouTube saying their parents are dead?

The biggest racist on Twitter – and the ordinary man whose face he stole

The story of Brad and Jenny: why boyfriends humiliate girlfriends for social media fame

Why are “smol puppers” cuter than “little dogs”?

Every stage of the Keaton Jones saga exposed another terrible thing about the internet

Living the Meme: a series of articles on what life is like for the internet famous

The Millionaire Makers: What happens when 100,000 people create their own lottery?

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October 2017 cover story, Swipe right for equality: how Bumble is taking on sexism


The strange case of Marina Joyce and internet hysteria

Is it safe to turn your children into YouTube stars?

Zoella’s book club: cute, glittery – but all a bit vanilla

Leave Britney Alone was the prototype of a viral hit – it couldn’t happen now

Would tech be different if women made up half the workforce?

i News

How Zoella could save Jeremy Corbyn

The only way to make a good film about anorexia would be to make a bad one


April 2018 issue, #MeToo: The changing face of dating apps


“I hated every woman”: Former incels explain how their virginity evolved into rage

Face value: How movies cast “ugly” characters – and how it feels to get the part 

“I didn’t think I was blackout material”: How it feels to get rejected on national TV

British Airways High Life

What happens when your hotel becomes Insta-famous?


Seriously: why does everyone’s mum use that same cookie tin for sewing stuff?’

Formerly “ugly” people describe how society treats you differently when you’re beautiful

Eating disorders have nothing to do with Barbie or the media

Are vloggers ripping off fans for meet and greets?

Poor students are crowdfunding their tuition fees

This subreddit tells you exactly how ugly you are

Aromantics just want to be your friend

Is obesity a psychological or physical problem?

The complex, tragic psychology behind animal hoarding

Dazed & Confused

Why I love the trashy, hated, live-action Bratz movie

The Happy Reader

Issue No.9 – Three Cheers for Piracy


Life when you’re both overweight and anorexic


It’s time to talk about chewing and spitting disorder

Why do we bitch about people with eating disorders?

How to deal with passive aggressive behaviour

New Statesman ‘Digital Native’ columns

The myth of Generation Snowflake: how did “sensitive” become a dirty word?

“Let’s colonise MySpace!”: inside the alt-right’s internet

JK Rowling created an army of liberals – now they are turning against her

The best days of the internet are over – now our privacy will suffer

Fake news is a problem for the left, too

Are you a reducetarian? Meat-eating is no longer all or nothing

“I just made spaghetti!” Why brands are selling millennials a twee vision of “adulting”

From subtweets to sarcastic put-downs – why we’re all becoming cyberbullies

Comedy Central

15 Extremely Rare And Little-Known Harry Potter Facts

15 Other Things We Can’t Believe Are Not Butter

15 Amazing JK Rowling Tweets That Somehow Went Under The Radar

The Definitive Ranking Of Every Child In School Of Rock

The Essential English Dictionary of Words from Friends

9 High-Profile Family-Oriented Celebrities Who Have Engaged In Threesomes

This Is What Honest Summaries Of Friends Episodes Would Look Like

13 Times George Osborne’s Human Mask Slipped To Reveal The Lizard-Alien Within

The Definitive Ranking Of Every Single Friends Character Ever

9 times cartoons scarily predicted the future


How a UTI nearly killed me