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Josh Withey

Social media editor


The Independent politics Social Stream - the accounts worth following

Trolling, abuse, misinformation, bots – welcome to Twitter during a general election. And yet, despite all that, there are valuable live news updates, on-the-ground snippets of valuable information, good arguments being thrashed out. Yes, Twitter makes a huge contribution to public discourse in politics – if only you could avoid all the other stuff.

BFI Flare review: Mario - love and heartbreak on and off the pitch

Uncertainness is universal, along with the pursuit of happiness. 

'You are the antidote to the sadness': Mayor's message to LGBT Pride

Mayor of London hosted LGBT+ community at city hall for first time in seven years