The rise of ‘social media rule’
If government uses social media to bypass advertising spending in newspapers, it would be deliberately debilitating the newspaper industry’s power to keep power...
Don’t quit Facebook, but don’t trust it, either
The Conversation
Prof. Denise Anthony and Luke Stark • Facebook has grown from its origins serving only college students by exploiting the network effect: If all your friends are socialising...
Equality for the unprivileged | Rachelle Deguara

The struggle of the unprivileged woman that had been through oppression shall...

The struggle of the unprivileged woman that had been...

How about not destroying any more of our own island first?
Raphael Vassallo

The stark truth, however, is that we live on island that has a multi-millennial...

The stark truth, however, is that we live on island that...

Giving credit where it’s due
Josanne Cassar

Ultimately, the real work of holding the Government and large corporations to account lies in rolling up one’s sleeves, investigating, poring over the...

Ultimately, the real work of holding the Government and...

Silence will not make the issue go away

Muscat said nothing about the matter until three years after both Pilatus Bank and Sadr himself came to public attention. Why did the news have to be revealed...

Muscat said nothing about the matter until three years...

Reputation means jobs
Frank Psaila

Unless the Government puts its house in order next time round we might not be so lucky. If Malta is listed as a tax haven, that would cause untold harm to our...

Unless the Government puts its house in order next time...

Facebook loses face!
Michael Falzon

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, acknowledged that there has been “a breach of trust” between Facebook and its users and accepted his company had the...

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, acknowledged that there has...

‘Be afraid, be very afraid...’
Raphael Vassallo

If we’re going to draw up decent legislation on any given topic, it would help to know a thing or two about the issue you’re legislating about

If we’re going to draw up decent legislation on any...

Look at your smartphone apps
Evarist Bartolo

I think strengthening the Maltese language is a very important step towards safeguarding its future. In schools we should extend the opportunities as much as...

I think strengthening the Maltese language is a very...

Just a movie full of bad guys
Saviour Balzan

Those who know about Ferris, and I am one of them, will not be impressed by all the antics we see or hear

Those who know about Ferris, and I am one of them, will not...

Pilatus: the headache that won’t go away

The Malta Financial Services Authority has ordered the removal of Ali Sadr...

The Malta Financial Services Authority has ordered the...

The more women speak up, the less likely they will be dismissed
Josanne Cassar

Unless a woman who has been sexually assaulted or raped takes the crucial step...

Unless a woman who has been sexually assaulted or raped...

Even professionals won’t talk about abortion
Tia Reljic

My question was simple and non-controversial: Do Maltese patients ever seek...

My question was simple and non-controversial: Do Maltese...

Nice ‘abortion debate’ we’re all having, huh?
Raphael Vassallo

Our ‘total abortion ban’ is, in fact, a survivor of Malta’s...

Our ‘total abortion ban’ is, in fact, a...

Laws are useless without enforcement

 We have in many ways improved our traffic infrastructure over the years: perhaps it is time to revise our traffic policing methods accordingly

 We have in many ways improved our traffic...

Pope Francis won’t support women priests – Here’s what he could do
The Conversation

Although Pope Francis is unlikely to allow women into the priesthood, it is within reason that he could lead in ordaining women to become deacons, as this...

Although Pope Francis is unlikely to allow women into the...

The lazy and difficult student
Evarist Bartolo

At a time where lack of knowledge is sometimes revered, and where a common baseline of reality is not there, Stephen Hawking exemplified reason, modesty and...

At a time where lack of knowledge is sometimes revered, and...

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