#121 – So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed on the Internet

The League of Nerds

 

Shame is the new stocks, recently we have seen an apparent increase in public shaming driving by twitter mobs and social media. What does this shame accomplish and why do so many people partake? The news read Jon Ronson’s latests book on the topic and talk over their thoughts on his book and the wider topic.

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About Myles Power (579 Articles)
My name is Myles Power, and I run the educational YouTube channel, powerm1985. I spend what little free time I have sharing my love of SCIENCE! through home experiments, visiting sites of scientific interest, and angrily ranting at pseudoscience proponents. I am also one of the founding members of the podcast 'The League of Nerds' - which I co-host with James from 'The History of Infection'.

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