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Online abuse is driving women out of public life. It’s time to act

Bjarnadóttir, María (2018) Online abuse is driving women out of public life. It’s time to act. Democratic Audit Blog (08 Jan 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Public scrutiny is one thing, but the degree of online abuse now suffered by female political candidates is another. The Independent Committee for Standards in Public Life has recommended that platforms be held liable for hate speech and incitement to violence – but, writes María Rún Bjarnadóttir (University of Sussex), domestic UK law currently does not [...]

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2021 12:24
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/109573

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