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Social media expert comments on suspension of Donald Trump's Twitter account

With Twitter announcing the suspension of Donald Trump's account and comments today from CEO Jack Dorsey discussing the decision, Dr Eric Jensen from the Department of Sociology comments

Thu 14 Jan 2021, 10:39 | Tags: Sociology, Research

Donald Trump's social media accounts blocked: expert comment

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.

Thu 07 Jan 2021, 13:03 | Tags: Sociology, Research

The last time the US Capitol was stormed: historian Professor Tim Lockley comments

Scenes of protestors storming the US Capitol building yesterday have dominated news reports around the world. It is not the first time that the building has been stormed according to Professor Tim Lockley from the Department of History, who has commented on the last occasion in 1814.

Thu 07 Jan 2021, 12:42 | Tags: Research, History

Deadline postponed for post-Brexit trade negotiations: University of Warwick economist comments

The deadline for a post-Brexit trade deal has been pushed back to Sunday 13 December following a meeting between UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Professor Abhinay Muthoo from our Department of Economics argues that we can still see a deal being struck - and that both sides are still playing a game of 'chicken'.

Thu 10 Dec 2020, 11:52 | Tags: Economics, Research

Valery Giscard d’Estaing: Dr David Lees comments on a 'modernising if controversial' President of France

Dr David Lees from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures comments on news reports that former president of France Valery Giscard d’Estaing has died.


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