February 24, 2022

EP. 99 — Internet Trolls with Ginger Gorman

Social justice journalist, author, and cyberhate expert Ginger Gorman joins Jameela this week to discuss her experiences being embedded in the troll community, the  role big tech plays in encouraging this behavior, understanding the ways many of the young men trolling are marginalized human beings, law enforcement’s intentionally ignoring the troll community, and more.

For more information, you can read Ginger Gorman’s book – Troll Hunting
You can also listen to Ginger’s podcast – Seriously Social
You can follow Ginger on Twitter @gingergorman and on Instagram @gingereatspho
You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website. 
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Transcript

Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil. A podcast that aims to change people’s minds. Hope you’re alright, and if you’re not, well fuck me. No wonder, you’re not, look at what is happening. It’s just unfathomable. There are really no words. And especially depending on where you live in the world right now, I can’t imagine how anxious you are. I don’t think any of us are even able to comprehend the kind of chaos that we seem to be descending into so fast just again and again and again, and region upon region, upon region, around the world. And I send you all of my love, and I’m thinking about you all the time. And I urge you to get offline as much as you can, as much as possible and safe for you because our brains are just not built for this. For this much information about this many terrible things. Just try to preserve yourself and know that it’s OK and you don’t have to be a her

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