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Lagan Valley MLAs on Twitter: what's the worst that could happen?
The Shakespearean horror of one MLA's destruction through salvation dominates our latest social media overview, as Scope turns to the greater Lisburn area (no doubt a big influence on the bard).
Sticking to the knitting: the real threat to charities
Scope examines how government is undermining the independence of charities.
East Belfast MLAs on Twitter: the calm before the storm
Scope visits East Belfast soon to be the scene of a ferocious General Election contest to check out its MLAs online activity.
Analysis: new age discrimination laws will discriminate against children
Policy makers responsible for Northern Ireland’s long awaited age discrimination legislation are themselves being accused of age discrimination.
Playing Our Part: how the BBC is redefining charity appeals
BBC Northern Ireland has been breathing new life into its most venerable institution, the charity appeal. Scope reports.
Opinion: spare the fireworks, change some minds
Public discourse is peppered with bombast. It has no use and dilutes the quality of debate - if you want people to rethink their opinions then pick your words more carefully.
Fermanagh and S Tyrone: a silent Minister and a Twitter "bad boy"
After gritty North Belfast, our Twitter tour sees us seeking out the MLAs of the idyllic countryside of Fermanagh and South Tyrone whose steeples are far from dreary.
Is Lottery funding being undermined?
Across the Irish Sea moves are afoot that could threaten the National Lottery and the charities in Northern Ireland that depend on its funding, Scope investigates
Contagious confusion - mixing up the messages
Following our look at how our politics may be set up to drive the local health system to ruin, Scope spoke with News Letter political correspondent Sam McBride about whether things can change.
Profanity, parody accounts and prison escapes: North Belfast MLAs
Our next port of call as we trawl Twitter to see how our politicians are faring on social media is the hotly contested constituency of North Belfast, home to several big guns (metaphorically speaking).
How our MLAs fare on Twitter: North Down
US President Barack Obama reinvented social media as a tool for political success and his exploits have been copied across the world. Scope examines how our politicians are exploiting the new media.
Stark choices, expensive healthcare and cheap politics
Three weeks after the Donaldson report and it appears all is forgotten. Are local political dynamics driving our health system unstoppably to the brink and beyond? Scope investigates.