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Is social media shaming a punishment that fits the crime?

    In the old days, people would just be tarred and feathered and run out of town. It seems like a form of clemency compared with the anxiety-inducing, reputation-destroying, job-killing social media backlash we now reserve for those who stray from socially acceptable behaviour. The latest victim, Nobel Prize winning biochemist Tim Hunt, told a conference last week that ... Read More »