Openness: Majella O’Donnell (left) with Gay Byrne

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More than 100,000 people signed the petition for Twitter to beef up its procedures for dealing with abuse. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Twitter has introduced a “report tweet” option for users who are sent abusive messages, following a campaign by a number of women who were targeted on(...)

The bright new dawn of the digital era is over. Social media is no longer a shining beacon for a new way of communicating; instead it has become a mur(...)

Threadbare drama: facts were piled in, scene on top of scene, without a decent dramatic plot to drive ‘The Mill’ forward

I spent the first five minutes of The Mill, Channel 4’s new Sunday-night drama, stabbing at the remote control trying to figure out how to make the sc(...)