Twitter and Facebook have blocked US President Donald Trump's accounts according to media reports, and Dr Eric Jensen of the Department of Sociology has commented on why the social media giants have taken this action now.
With the possibility of a vaccine for Covid-19 on the horizon, social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google have announced that they will work with Government on tackling misinformation about the virus that could undermine a vaccination efforts. Dr Eric Jensen from the Department of Sociology comments on the news, seeing this as a positive sign that could make a significant difference in countering misinformation.
Professor Azrini Wahidin comments on today's National Audit Office (NAO) report, Improving the prison estate, which finds that although Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service is committed to providing a safe, secure and decent prison estate, its plans to achieve this are failing.
Debra Bassett from the University of Warwick discusses the "digital resurrection" of the movie icon and asks - "should the dead stay dead?"
The Government has announced plans to create 10,000 new prison places and to crack down on criminal activity behind bars. Professor Azrini Wahidin questions whether these measures will be effective.