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In Defense of Monica Lewinsky’s TED Talk

Source: Fast Company

It was very brave of Monica Lewinsky to tell her story publicly. I can only imagine the magnitude of humiliation she has endured. 892 more words

Brent Bozell

Hear from Monica Lewinsky about the Price of Shame by Naeemah

The Price of Shame. The Price of Social Media. Words can impact one’s mental state, and can potentially have deadly consequences. With the prevalence of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram (the list goes on), you see constant instances of people being attacked anonymously by their peers and even by strangers. 191 more words

TED Talks

Sticks and Stones And Words That Hurt You

I was recently “cat fished”.

In case that’s a word you’re not familiar with, according to Urban Dictionary, here is the definition: Being deceived over online profiles as the deceiver professed their romantic feelings to his/her victim, but isn’t who they say they are. 979 more words

Owning Your Awesome

Jon Ronson, Monica Lewinsky, And The Fierce Twitter Avalanche of Snowflakes

I just finished Jon Ronson‘s delightful new book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. Only Ronson can chronicle the online destruction of peoples’ lives, and make it delightful. 919 more words

Book Reviews

'Clinton: The Musical' Coming Next Month

Would YOU see this show?? According to CBS NewsBill and Hillary Clinton will be the focal points for a new musical hitting the off-Broadway stage in April. 106 more words


An Open Letter to Monica Lewinsky

Dear Monica,

In 1995, I was three, living in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., just miles from where you worked. And in 1998, I began kindergarten at an elite private school in the area, the classmate of politicians’ children. 641 more words

Want to help prevent online bullying? Comment on Facebook

As TED’s social media editor, I have seen a lot of nasty comments. I’ve seen grown men and women deride a 14-year-old girl for her choice of dress. 959 more words