Jamie Bartlett

Jamie Bartlett is Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media, which is a collaboration between Demos and the University of Sussex. The Centre combines computer and social sciences for policy research. Jamie’s work focuses on the ways in which social media and modern communications and technology are changing political and social movements, with a special emphasis on terrorism and radical politics. Jamie is author of The Dark Net, (William Heinemann, 2013) which examines hidden internet subcultures. He writes a weekly column for the Telegraph on technology and society and is a frequent commentator in national and international media outlets.



In our eagerness to tackle inequality, we run the risk of fetishing its victims

Film & Music

Little Atoms to host screening of powerful documentary that adds visual, human layer to Islamic State atrocity stories


Are we starting to think, act and talk like the computers we spend so much of our lives with?


In an extract from his new ebook, Orwell versus the Terrorists, Jamie Bartlett says that post-Snowden, security services should submit themselves to oversight by everyday people


The left knows all about the theory of free expression, but it has forgot about the practice