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The trucker convoy provides a case study in online threats and IRL harms
5 months ago

The trucker convoy provides a case study in online threats and IRL harms

Journalists’ experiences of online threats during the blockade offer insights into how virtual abuse spills offline and how newsrooms should be planning ahead
Online violence is ‘death by a thousand cuts,’ especially for women, LGBTQ2+ and racialized journalists, and COVID-19 has increased the toxicity. How can Canadian newsrooms better respond? 
5 months ago

Online violence is ‘death by a thousand cuts,’ especially for women, LGBTQ2+ and racialized journalists, and COVID-19 has increased the toxicity. How can Canadian newsrooms better respond? 

Journalists have to put in countless unpaid hours to manage the disproportionate burden of existing online. While the pandemic has intensified the issue, newsroom and platform responses are still playing catch-up