Tab Seeks Global Domination


Younger readers will know of The Tab, the rowdy student news site that has successfully disrupted the old student media establishment. Guido has always thought it was a cracking good concept, so it’s welcome news that they’ve secured $3 million funding from venture capitalists Balderton Capital to expand in the US. A remarkable success story for what started off as Cambridge University’s online tabloid, funded by three kids out of their student loans, and now has 16 New York editors and 25 college sites in America. Guido will forgive them endorsing Labour in May as a rare lapse in their usually impeccable editorial judgement (NSFW)…

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Scruton reflects on Twitter’s vigilantes…

“We in Britain are entering a dangerous social condition in which the direct expression of opinions that conflict – or merely seem to conflict – with a narrow set of orthodoxies is instantly punished by a band of self-appointed vigilantes. We are being cowed into abject conformity around a dubious set of official doctrines and told to adopt a world view that we cannot examine for fear of being publicly humiliated by the censors. This world view might lead to a new and liberated social order; or it might lead to the social and spiritual destruction of our country. How shall we know, if we are too afraid to discuss it?”


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