Digital Life: Dishonest and Hateful – What to do About Chevy and Mobbing Online? - Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft

Digital Life: Dishonest and Hateful – What to do About Chevy and Mobbing Online?

Oct 18 2018

They are abused, threatened and attacked online. They are bullied and misinformed. The internet has become a verbal battlefield. Every day, fake pictures, manipulated quotations and alleged “facts” emerge. The language in social media is becoming more and more radical. Hesitive online comments encourage aggression and have serious consequences for those affected. As part of the event series “Digital Life”, we deal with possible solutions:

Audience Discussion: Mendacious and Hateful – What to do About Incitement and Mobbing Online?
18 October 2018, from 6 pm
in the ORF State Studio Salzburg

What to do Against Chevy and Mobbing in the Net?

We are looking for answers to this question in a public discussion on “Dishonest and Hateful – What to do About Chevy and Mobbing Online?” in conversation with

  • Ingrid Brodnig – journalist and author of the books “Hate in the Net. What We Can do Against Chevy, Bullying and Lying” and “Lying in the Net. How Fake News, Populists and Uncontrolled Technology Manipulate Us
  • Anja Hagenauer –  Salzburg Vice Mayor
  • Ingrid Rieser – Crisis Intervention Team of the Red Cross

Event Series “Digital Life”

“Digital Life” is a series of events on the Digital Salzburg platform. This series of events aims to raise awareness of new challenges in the increasingly digital age. The Platform Digital Salzburg is a joint project of the University of Salzburg, University of Applied Sciences Salzburg and the State Research Institute Salzburg Research. More information about the platform can be found here.

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