We Belong Here: Pushing Back Against Online Harassment
September 23, 2015
Journalists — and women in media in particular — face an intense level of online interaction with trolls and cyberbullies, as spotlighted over the past year in several high-profile instances. Newsrooms have a responsibility to make the workplace welcoming for all, but also have to tread carefully when it comes to online censorship. Our all-star presenters collectively have pushed back against harassment and abusive behavior through personal essays, reporting, policy research, working with social media companies and building tools. They’ll have an inclusive conversation exploring short- and long-term strategies and resources to make online communities welcoming to all.
Dr. Michelle Ferrier and TrollBusters: TrollBusters Online Protection Tips and Links (click through Pinterest tips to get to Digital Hygiene Course lessons. Or go to the Digital Hygiene Course. TrollBusters twitter: @yoursosteam