Jon Ronson on public shaming

Jon Ronson will be coming out with a new book next month entitled So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. As one of my classmates has pointed out in a previous blog post, social media is increasingly being used as a forum for public shaming; a ‘digital mob’, so to speak. Ronson was also interviewed in this interesting Vulture article on news anchor Brian Williams and how that transgression fits into the wider narrative of public shaming.

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