31 minutes | Jun 17, 2020

We can log out but can we ever leave? Helen Lewis talks about the trouble with Twitter

This week Rafael Behr and Helen Lewis discuss social media's corrosive effect on politics and public discourse, and how we can all respond. Helen Lewis is a staff writer at the Atlantic, was deputy editor at the New Statesman, presents BBC Radio 4's Westminster Hour, and is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4's News Quiz. She's written a book about the history of feminism, is ambivalent towards Twitter but likes the Sopranos and embroidery. Helen's new book - (https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/feb/16/difficult-women-history-of-feminism-11-fights-helen-lewis-review) Helen's newsletter - http://helenlewis.substack.com Helen's writing in the Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/author/helen-lewis Helen's lecture on the failure's of political journalism - https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/video/helen-lewis-failures-political-journalism This podcast is hosted by ZenCast.fm
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