Jon Yates

Jon Yates is executive director of the Youth Endowment Fund and author of 'Fractured: Why our societies are coming apart and how we put them back together again'

Television, not social media, is fracturing our society

All it took for the Twitter mob to descend on me was a retweet from Michael Gove. Message after message called for a resignation. Often it wasn’t entirely clear who the target was: me, the leader of a medium-sized youth charity, or him, the second best known member of the Cabinet. What on earth was in