Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 news cycle and gets to heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines.
IN THIS week’s podcast Jamieson is joined by Alistair Davidson, a tech worker who has written on digital sovereignty and the implications for capitalism of the digital revolution.
1:10 – What has been the impact of the internet on the polarisation of politics and the rise of ‘populism’ in recent years?
8:29 – How pre-existing reactionary ideologies feed into social media algorithms.
15:03 – How did the far right successfully capture such a large social media audience?
21:32 – Should we be concerned about internet censorship after parts of the far right were forced off social media platforms?