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Tag Archive: Elan Gale

Dec 23 2013

Justine Sacco wasn’t the biggest problem about her Twitter storm UPDATE

Over at Big Think, I argued that Sacco’s apparent racism – or rather, her racist Tweet – was probably the least worrying part of her whole “Twitter storm”. What worried me and continues to worry me are our default responses to people and how we caricature, so we can attack, convey pure bile, and do …

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Dec 02 2013

Live Tweeting Your Meanness: Don’t Do It

I wrote a response to Elan Gale’s Live Tweeting his “hilarious” response to an “irritating” fellow passenger for the Guardian. Let’s just say I wasn’t impressed. (I note that Ophelia and Jason wrote posts, too).