Monday, 11 August 2014

Punching Down While Punching Up

There’s a phenomenon I’ve been thinking about for a while–I think it started after I read this Salon piece about Justine Sacco–I think of it as ‘punching down while punching up’. People like Justine Sacco, who become not just targets of internet outrage but disproportionate and widespread internet outrage, that spreads beyond subsectors of the […]

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