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Democracy Under Threat? Journalists Need Help in Handling Internet Trolls

Wolfe, Claire ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9378-3379 (2018) Democracy Under Threat? Journalists Need Help in Handling Internet Trolls. In: Anti-social Media?: The Impact on Journalism and Society. Abramis 'Hackademic' series . Abramis Publishing, Bury St Edmunds, pp. 252-258. ISBN 9781845497293

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Abstract

The nature of journalism puts reporters in the firing line of internet trolls. Claire Wolfe argues that without being properly trained in how to deal with attacks journalists could self-censor their comments online and dilute their role as guardians of freedom of speech and the exchange of ideas.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: journalism, democracy, internet trolls, cyberbullying, ethics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts
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Depositing User: Claire Wolfe
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2019 08:26
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2019 08:26
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/7721

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