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Episode from the podcastPolitics on the Couch

We can log out but can we ever leave? Helen Lewis talks about the trouble with Twitter

Released Wednesday, 17th June 2020
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This week Rafael Behr and Helen Lewis discuss social media's corrosive effect on politics and public discourse, and how we can all respond.

Helen Lewis is a staff writer at the Atlantic, was deputy editor at the New Statesman, presents BBC Radio 4's Westminster Hour, and is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4's News Quiz. She's written a book about the history of feminism, is ambivalent towards Twitter but likes the Sopranos and embroidery.

Helen's new book - (https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/feb/16/diff…)

Helen's newsletter - http://helenlewis.substack.com

Helen's writing in the Atlantic https://www.theatlantic.com/author/helen-lewis

Helen's lecture on the failure's of political journalism - https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/video/h…

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