Felix M. Simon ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ (@_FelixSimon_ )

Felix M. Simon ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Bio Leverhulme DPhil candidate @oiioxford | AI in the news, political comms et al. | Research Assistant @risj_oxford | Prev Researcher & Journalist | My views etcโ€ฆ
Location Oxford | London
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Account created 05-09-2012 10:08:24
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iPhone : euan mccolm This is widely misrepresentive of my tweet which was purely informational and had the words โ€œTo add some contextโ€ at the beginning for good reason. But itโ€™s a bit rich to claim that they were protesting โ€œatโ€ a funeral when it was in fact outside.

Twitter Web App : Hello, hello! Can anyone recommend a scholar who is an expert on the effects of news consumption, especially as regards the link to mental health? Please share ๐Ÿ‘‹

Twitter Web App : As I've spent the morning whining about the state of the press, hereโ€™s a job where you can actually help improve it in the long run.

I had the great pleasure of working with the previous postholder Alexandra Borchardt and can confirm it's a fantastic opportunity (take it from her). twitter.com/risj_oxford/stโ€ฆ

Twitter Web App : Don't get me a wrong: There are a large number of journalists at various outlets and fact-checkers here in the UK who do their work well under very difficult conditions, day in, day out. They report the news fairly and accurately and don't fall for the spinโ€ฆ

iPhone : And call me cynical but I donโ€™t see the evolution. Evolution as compared to what? The tactics we see in the UK right now are well documented in the past by journalists and academics.

The main difference is that a major political party in a democracy has adopted them.

iPhone : Pieces like this are good and valuable but they all too quickly ignore the reality of a media system that itself is prone to distorting and warping reality, where leaders get an easy pass and top-class journos are being played like toys.

#GE2019

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iPhone : But what it comes down to is still this: Itโ€™s Boris et al, again, sticking the finger to the many EU citizens who have contributed so much to this country. Itโ€™s a xenophobic dog whistle that needs to be called out as such. This, dear UK, is what you are voting for if you pick BJ