Articles by Tristan Stewart-Robertson
Nov 16, 2012
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBCA series of incidents in several countries, and involving several organisations, have further highlighted the need for us to think before we tweet, and read before we retweet.
Nov 11, 2012
Jimmy Savile row: Why the BBC should not be shut downThis "crisis" engulfing the world's largest broadcasting organisation needs to be dealt with properly and comprehensively, not hysterically.
Nov 06, 2012
Obama, Romney play dirty: Is all hope lost for America?Republicans are set to oppose everything Obama does if he gets re-elected. Democrats are poised to oppose everything Romney does if he gets elected.
Oct 30, 2012
It's hypocritical for NYT, WSJ to lift paywalls for SandyIt becomes a bit like dangling a string attached to vital sustenance in front of someone who hasn't eaten in two days: here's information you need now, but after this, it's not information you need.
Oct 17, 2012
US Prez polls: Why social media trumps blogs, media outletsReading the other stories of America, or even visiting the country in person, can offer a far greater, and more useful, perspective. Even using social media, such as Twitter, to connect to Americans watching debates or attack ads, will be more beneficial.
Oct 13, 2012
The 'malarkey' of election debatesNow it's back to Romney-Obama on Tuesday for what will again be over-hyped and over-analysed, all in the name of the appearance of victory.
Oct 11, 2012
Why Obama desperately needs Biden to win the VP debateIf vice president Joe Biden can't mop the floor with his opponent Paul Ryan in their one debate on Thursday night, it will add to the sense that Team Obama is on the way out.
Oct 04, 2012
Why the Obama-Romney debate was a big fat yawnIt is sad that both men seem content merely to convince the undecided Americans, rather than all of America that they should be the leader for the next four years.
Sep 14, 2012
Topless royalty, murdered envoys and the great privacy debateWhat is a private moment? What is a public one? How do you define dignity? No easy questions, and no easy answers.
Sep 03, 2012
Why the Blade runner controversy is good for the ParalympicsWhat Pistorius achieved by complaining that the IPC needed to clarify the rules about the length of blades for Paralympic athletes, was to make the games even more mainstream.