As regular readers of this blog will know during the lockdown I became fascinated by the spread of misinformation during and since the pandemic. In fact, I would say that my interest in this parallel universe has increased since the..
So at the time of writing the UK is still reeling from the first couple of weeks of having Liz Truss as our Prime Minister. To be fair to Ms Truss she didn't start from a winning position (ironically). The..
I've become somewhat fixated with the use of whataboutisms and how regularly they're used on social media and indeed the MSM. I first became aware of this phenomenon when reading a little about the Russian disinformation war. Now obviously I..
I abhor cancel culture but love debating and discussing stuff. My hope is that these blogs start a discussion, so if you love or hate them, agree or disagree with me, join me over on Twitter and let's put..
A while ago I wrote this blog about the responsibility of drama colleges to pay freelancers on time Today a director friend of mine posted a semi-regular tweet that I see from colleagues bemoaning the timeframe that it takes for freelancers..
I have a real love/hate relationship with social media, I both love and despise the power that it harnesses. I watch the harrowing footage of those brave women over in Iran as they undertake their #unveiledwalking protest, trying to ensure..
It's fair to say that the last couple of months have been quite hard going. Finding out as late as we did that a benefactor had on reflection decided not to give the college the money that we had been..
 When I opened The MTA back in 2009 I always knew that I wanted to create a #college4life. I used to joke with the students that it was so much more than a hashtag, but in truth, I don't think..
 I mean it sounds like a Stephen King novel doesn't it? Like some odious triffid-like creature that threatens the mere existence of us mere mortals. Before you correct me I'm aware that it was John Wyndham that created the triffids,..
Welcome to the new home of The Accidental Disruptor Blog A Disruptor: A person or thing that prevents something, especially a system, process, or event, from continuing as usual or as expected . . . but here’s the thing, I..