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Trolls are some of the best entertainers on Twitter

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To voluntarily self-describe as a “troll” right now would seem like a perverse brag about threatening and verbally abusing women online from the cowardly comfort of an anonymous Twitter account. But if you’re a bit more familiar with certain corners of the social media site, trolls are some of the most entertaining people to follow. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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