Articles by Tristan Stewart-Robertson
Apr 11, 2012
Santorum quits: What kind of America will Obama or Romney be left with?The hatred of anyone who disagrees with you - and brewed with anonymity-protected nastiness - has corrupted the entire democratic process as much as money.
Apr 09, 2012
Katju wants more Mike Wallaces for a world that doesn't existThe bigger problem for Katju isn't a lack of Indian Mike Wallaces, though there could never be enough of such professionals in journalism. And he can't simply blame the public for being fools.
Apr 08, 2012
Are Scotland's politicians like pandas that can't mate?Maybe the real fascination of the media with mating pandas in Scotland is that our politicians can't seem to fall in love either.
Mar 15, 2012
Is what you buy made by slaves? Find outThe California-based Slavery Footprint attempts to make consumers see "how their consumption habits are connected to modern-day slavery"
Feb 28, 2012
Can social media create citizen court reporters?A new initiative in London is encouraging ordinary citizens to report court proceedings. A similar process should be started in India as well.
Feb 22, 2012
Syria: Why we can't afford the death of journalistsWhen it comes to war zones, the world needs to listen to the voices of the subjects and the storytellers. We can't afford the deaths of either.
Feb 16, 2012
Facebook vs govt: Why we should let judges take on free speechWe should be nervous about potential censorship in advance, however unfeasible technologically, of all content going on these sites. But we should also let the process play out in full.
Feb 13, 2012
Did we all play a part in Whitney's death?There is a morbid fascination with celebrity, which isn't about wanting to be rich or famous or talented but about wanting to feel better about ourselves when they fail.
Feb 05, 2012
Has the British public turned against India?India's $15bn Rafale aircraft deal has struck a nerve with the British public. The question being asked is why India needs foreign aid when it's got several billion pounds to spend on French fighter jets?
Jan 31, 2012
Will Facebook's IPO cure our addiction or make it worse?Facebook's IPO might have significant effects on how the site exploits or facilitates its users.