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The Case Against Twitter’s Decision to Ban Political Advertising

After the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Twitter's decision to ban political advertising plays to people's fear of data-mining and their distrust of politicians.
Media and Power — The Tycoons of Mass Reach and the Silent Miners

Media and Power — The Tycoons of Mass Reach and the Silent Miners

Power has shifted to "Tycoons of Mass Reach" alongside "Silent Miners", multinational corporations mining for data and tweaking algorithms.
How the EU Copyright Directive will Backfire

How the EU Copyright Directive will Backfire

The EU has passed the controversial Copyright Directive, but it will not be a lucrative deal for European sites with copyrighted material.
The Selfie Generation Must Grow Up — Exploring Different Levels of Social Media Maturity

The Selfie Generation Must Grow Up — Exploring Different Levels of Social Media...

Will the selfie generation figure out what it means to be grownups in social media? Or will we remain infantilised kidults?
A green forest seen through a pair of brown glasses.

The Media Curse of the Bell Curve — How Real News Become Fake News...

The Bell Curve of media interest leads to imbalance. Due to hyper-realistic media, we might already be suffering from "normality blindness".
The Case of Cambridge Analytica and the Techlash of Big Data

The Case of Cambridge Analytica and the Techlash of Big Data

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the era of the techlash against social networks and the internet has begun.
Jerry Silfwer is an awarded freelance consultant specialising in digital strategy and public relations. Based in Stockholm, Sweden.
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