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Social Media Is 'A Plague On Politics', Says Tony Blair

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Tony Blair has described social media as “basically a plague on politics” and a place where “it's easier to exchange abuse than argument”. The former Labour prime minister spoke out about the “divisive” impact platforms such as Twitter were having on politics, saying it “widens and accentuates” cultural divides. He said: “It's divisive in its nature, because it's all about impact and I think that's quite a disconcerting impact on politicians.” Blair added that conventional media had become “very divided” and said this was “why the central ground of politics struggles at the moment”. His...
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Social media is a plague on politics, Tony Blair says

Social media is a plague on politics, Tony Blair says

1 month ago   |   By Herald Scotland

Social media is “basically a plague on politics”, former prime minister Tony Blair has claimed.
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