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Migrants, ‘jokes’ and tweets – the language distortions of broadcast news

By G.A.Ponsonby I once read a hilarious book, ‘The Meaning Of Liff’, written by the late Douglas Adams and John Lloyd.  It was a spoof...

Academy award-winning filmmaker releases original screenplay on twitter

13th September 2012, London - Jordan Waid, winner of 1999 Student Academy Award for his film The Piece is releasing a series of original...

Embarrassment for Unionist parties as attacks on YesScotland website backfire

By Martin Kelly  Claims by Unionist politicians that the Yes Scotland campaign has been “rigging” numbers relating to their website have rebounded after it...

YesScotland rubbishes claims that site ‘massages’ numbers

By a Newsnet reporter  The creators of the YesScotland website have hit back at claims the site is misrepresenting Unionist followers after a LibDem...

Labour candidate facing questions after crude Twitter message uncovered

By a Newsnet reporter  A Labour candidate standing in the same ward as disgraced former SNP candidate Lyall Duff, is facing questions after an...

SNP condemn ‘child killers’ Twitter comments

The SNP has this evening condemned comments posted on Twitter by a former party member who has described British Army soldiers as "child killers"...

US Homeland Security using Twitter to sieve out unwanted tourists

By a Newsnet reporter Holidaymakers are being advised to watch what they tweet if travelling after two friends were refused entry to the US...

Twitter helping Islay children with accordion plea

By a Newsnet reporter  The positive power of social networking is being shown close to home where it is helping to provide musical instruments...

Tom Harris handed ‘new technology’ role by Johann Lamont

By a Newsnet reporter  Labour MP Tom Harris has been handed the role of reviewing how the party utilises technology in its election campaigns. Mr...

Hurricane Bawbag takes twitter by storm

The internet is abuzz at the moment after a spoof comedic description of Scotland’s current severe gales appeared on Twitter. Hurricane Bawbag it seems...