Posts Tagged: online harassment

The Myth of White Male Rage: Jared Yates Sexton’s The People Will Rise

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[I]n a book that argues we are divided and stuck in our own echo chambers, Sexton’s own divide goes unexamined, his own echo chamber unchallenged.

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A Hedge Of Protection

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Twitter, Facebook and other social media tools do offer users the option to block, report or mute offenders, and sometimes people are banned or suspended. But this approach focuses on the abuser, with the target often expected to do their own labor of managing their online experience even as they face threats. Leigh Alexander examines […]

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Ellen Pao: A Rumpus Roundup

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On Friday, Ellen Pao resigned as CEO of Reddit, one of the largest sites in the world by traffic. She left amid a controversy created by efforts to civilize an online community often seen as hostile towards women and other groups. Reddit is more than just a singular message board system. It is comprised of […]

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Dan Weiss’s Morning Coffee

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(Dan Weiss is out on tour with his band The Yellow Dress. He’ll be back on August 3rd.) So, #AskELJames got a little out of control, huh? But was it justified push back? Or was it just online harassment? Own a piece of literary history. I wonder if they’d take .004% down? Princesses powered by flatulence. Learning your […]

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