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

How veganism went from a fringe food cult to a multibillion-pound industry

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

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WIRED

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

February 2019 feature, Safe and sound: The dodgy, vulnerable fame of YouTube’s child ASMR stars

THE MODERATORS: my regular column on the people who run online communities 

The stressful, gruelling reality of being a #RelationshipGoals couple


Guardian

The strange case of Marina Joyce and internet hysteria

MeToo hummus: what happens when your brand becomes a global movement?

Is it safe to turn your children into YouTube stars?

Harry Potter and the explosion of Hogwarts’ merchandise

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

Don’t be proud of ignorance about YouTube celebrity culture

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

Forcing social-media influencers to be clear about #ads? Good luck with that


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

Cakes on the Great British Bake Off are getting more complicated – an in-depth investigation

And the winner is… How the pause became the biggest thing on reality television

Momo challenge: The media is whipping up a moral panic over a ‘suicide game’ which may not even exist

Entertainment vs ethics: how psychologists protect reality TV contestants’ mental health


GQ

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

One in ten men don’t think upskirting is sexual harassment – we investigate why

Red Dead Redemption 2’s male rape scene has divided players

Bros talk exclusively about going viral


Shortlist

“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 

How are doomsday preppers reacting now it actually feels like the end of the world?

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

How one man became the unlikely face of British blokes

Predicting who will win the Great British Bake Off 2018 based on the contestants’ social media

Is your WhatsApp group toxic?


The Telegraph / Telegraph Magazine

18 August 2018 issueRise of the women haters: Inside the dark world of the British ‘incels’

Murder, lies and the mother who wanted her girl to have cancer: with The Act, has true crime TV gone too far?


British Airways High Life

May 2018 issue, What happens when your hotel becomes Insta-famous?


Vice

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

Young, old, male, female: Who gets believed on the internet?

I opened the most ridiculous Advent Calendars on the market

The real reasons kids want to become YouTubers


Metro

Why do we experience the curse of conversation envy?

Experts explain why you don’t feel Christmassy


New Scientist

The strange rise of mukbang parents who feed their kids fast food for cash

The truth about generations: Why millennials aren’t special snowflakes


Dazed & Confused

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

How AI is being used to create fake revenge porn of political women

My search for the most obscure subculture on the internet


Penguin’s The Happy Reader

Issue No.9 – Three Cheers for Piracy

Issue No. 12 – Electropets


Broadly

Life when you’re both overweight and anorexic

What happens when you get scammed by an influencer


Refinery29

It’s time to talk about chewing and spitting disorder

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 Essential English Dictionary of Words from Friends

This Is What Honest Summaries Of Friends Episodes Would Look Like

The Definitive Ranking Of Every Single Friends Character Ever


Joe.co.uk

9 times cartoons scarily predicted the future


Cosmopolitan 

How a UTI nearly killed me


Prospect

Should internet porn be banned?


The Observer

The man who takes tech apart – so we can learn how to fix it


Esquire

“Everyone On Twitter Is Insufferable”: ‘Eighth Grade’ Director Bo Burnham On YouTube Fame And Online Anxiety


The New York Times

British reality television is a theatre of cruelty