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Tristan Stewart-Robertson

Tristan Stewart-Robertson is a journalist based in Glasgow, Scotland. He writes for Firstpost on the media, internet and serves as an objective, moral compass from the outside.

Aug 29, 2012

Why the Paralympics are really the greatest show on earth

These are the role models that show anything is possible. They hold up a mirror to the rest of us who sit on our asses tweeting all day and make us look thoroughly lazy and feel rightly guilty. #InMyOpinion #London 2012 #Olympics #Oscar Pistorius #Paralympic

Aug 23, 2012

Naked Harry pics: Are UK papers finally growing up?

When British papers won't run the naked pictures of Prince Harry, you know something's changed. #Censorship #MediaCrit #Prince Harry #Prince Harry naked pictures #Tabloid Journalism #UK phone hacking scandal

Aug 20, 2012

Julian Assange is not the tragic hero he thinks he is

Assange is no longer Wikileaks, and for the sake of Wikileaks, he should walk away. If he truly believes in the work it does, then it can and should survive without him. But he doesn't. He believes in himself. #Bradley Manning #Ecuador #HowThisWorks #Julian Assange #Political asylum #US #Wikileaks

Aug 12, 2012

London 2012: Do the Olympics herald a ‘new Britain’?

If Britain wants to use the Olympics and Paralympics to inspire creation of a "new Britain", by all means. But every Briton will have to work at it to make it a reality. It doesn't come from simply watching sport, or the Spice Girls. #2012 London Olympics #Closing ceremony #Great Britain #OnOurMind #Spice Girls

Jul 27, 2012

Should India aspire to host the Olympics? Definitely

Does it make sense for India to even think of hosting the Olympics after the madness of the Commonwealth Games? #2012 London Olympics #Commonwealth Games #India #Infrastructure #Olympics #OnOurMind #Sports

Jul 22, 2012

Batman shooting: Why can’t media learn power of silence?

For major public tragedies of senseless deaths and injuries, words fail to explain why. But unfortunately it doesn't stop the media from trying anyway. #Aurora #Chritopher Nolan #Denver #MediaCrit #The dark Knight Rises

Jul 18, 2012

Are the London Olympics a mess already?

Are the worries over issues like security and transport overdone or will it help ensure that the London Olympics go smoothly? #2012 London Olympics #Army #Olympics Blogger #OnOurMind #Security #tickets #Transport

Jul 10, 2012

Murray aftermath: Britain’s unhealthy obsession with defeat

Britain doesn't give a toss if they win any or all the other Wimbledon titles - they only want the men's. And in some cases, they only want the right kind of person to win the men's. #Andy Murray #Britain #London Olympics 2012 #Roger Federer #ThatsJustWrong #Wimbledon 2012

Jul 6, 2012

Are London Olympics the most paranoid ever?

Will a paranoid Britain overreact for the next two months at every twitch and ill-timed joke because of the Olympics? #Birmingham M6 motorway #CCTV #London Olympics #Olympics 2012 #OnOurMind #Thames

Jul 3, 2012

No answers, only moralising: one year after UK’s phone hacking scandal

The Leveson Inquiry into the phone hacking scandal will only perhaps reveal the journalistic practices of the last 20 -30 years. What will matter is what journalists do so that people have faith in them again. #David Cameron #Journalism #media scandal #News of the World Limited #OnOurMind #United Kingdom