Engaged Reading Digest: the escalation of trolling to the global stage Paid Members Public
If you were in any doubt that the fundamental tools of the online troll are now at play in global politics, the last week should have put paid to that.
Twitter sanitises @replies for verified users Paid Members Public
Talking of services with two tiers of users, Twitter is making life nicer for its elite “verified” users: > Quality filter allows verified users to hide tweets in notifications containing threats, offensive or abusive language, duplicate content or that are sent from suspicious accounts, similar to the old “filtered” option users
Hari: Knave or Fool? Paid Members Public
Journalists Johann Hari has been exposed as using others work in his own without acknowledgement, and maliciously editing Wikipedia.
Hari-Kiri Reading Round-up Paid Members Public
So, Mr Hari has admitted to his crimes [http://www.journalism.co.uk/news/johann-hari-admits-plagiarism-and-returns-orwell-prize/s2/a546013/] , and is slinking away for retraining training in journalism. I’ve made no secret of that fact that I think his behaviour fell well below the standards we should expect of journalists, and