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Vicious Anonymity
Start Date: 4/16/2015Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Date: 4/16/2015End Time: 8:00 PM

Event Description:
Ford Hall Forum presents: Vicious Anonymity 

Speakers:
Arthur Chu (blogger, The Daily Beast and repeat winner, Jeopardy)
Jason Tuohey (Editor, BostonGlobe.com)
Sarah Sobieraj (Associate Professor of sociology, Tufts University and author, The Outrage Industry)

The online world grapples daily with the struggle between freedom of expression and the right to privacy with one’s internet presence, particularly in comment sections of popular blogs. Nearly all internet comments are allowed to be anonymous but many people regularly take advantage of that with shockingly abusive comments. Does the American public deserve online privacy? Does the current environment have a chilling effect on others’ freedom of speech? Can journalists be expected to take this abuse as part of their jobs, day in and day out? And short of compulsory identity verification, is there something we can do to mitigate the ill effects of this sociological phenomenon? 

Location Information:
Boston Campus - C. Walsh Theatre  (View Map)
55 Temple St.
Boston, MA 02114
Contact Information:
Name: Jennifer Bonardi
Phone: (617) 305-6316
Email: jlbonardi@suffolk.edu
Intended Audience:
  • Alumni
  • Faculty
  • General Public
  • Graduate Students
  • Guests
  • Staff
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Sponsor(s):
  • College of Arts & Sciences

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