Great Job, Internet!: Daily Mali isn’t the Daily Mail, thank you very much

Twitter was once a neat way to make new friends and absorb breaking news, but it’s since devolved into a vessel for anonymous racism and vicious public shaming. And as nuance no longer has a place on the social media network, who can blame its clientele for not double-checking the name of the accounts they wish to shame?

Now, disreputable rag the Daily Mail deserves all the prods it gets for its sensationalistic, often misogynistic content. Just look at its awful cover from last Tuesday, which featured Theresa May, the prime minister, and Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister of Scotland. Instead of focusing on the duo’s meeting, which concerned Scotland’s future in light of Britain’s departure from the European Union, the paper instead led with this:

People were angry, rightly, but their attempts to condemn the Daily Mail had an indirect effect on an altogether innocent …

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