Author Talk: Troll Hunting by Ginger Gorman - Completed
at Theatre, Lower Ground Floor
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM + Add to calendar12/02/2019 18:3012/02/2019 20:30Australia/SydneyAuthor Talk: Troll Hunting by Ginger GormanAuthor Talk: Troll Hunting by Ginger Gorman Tuesday, 12 February 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (AUS Eastern Standard Time) Organiser Bookings Officer XXXXXXXXXXXXXX Address Theatre, Lower Ground Floor Parkes Pl W Canberra ACT 2600 Australia Event web page: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/78905/author_talk_troll_hunting_by_ginger_gorman.aspxTheatre, Lower Ground Floor
Parkes Pl W
Canberra ACT 2600
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In 2013, journalist Ginger Gorman was trolled online. She received scores of hateful tweets, including a death threat. A picture of Ginger heavily pregnant alongside her husband and two-and-half year old daughter appeared on a now-defunct fascist website. Understandably she was terrified, but once the attack subsided, she found herself curious. Who were these trolls? And how and why did they coordinate such an attack? And how does someone fight back against a troll?
Over the next five years Ginger spoke to psychologists, trolling victims, law enforcement, academics and, most importantly, the trolls themselves, embedding herself into their online communities and their psyches in ways she had never anticipated. What she discovered was both profoundly shocking and fascinating.
Join Ginger Gorman, in conversation with the Channel 9's Chris Uhlmann, as she leads us through the mindset and motivation of online trolls, exploring what makes them tick and who they really are.
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1. Ginger Gorman
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