Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Eternal Return of the Shame: Tim Hunt, Shaming and Trolling Online

Guest post by Stephen Lee Naish Coincidently, around the time of British Nobel-winning biochemist Tim Hunt’s chauvinist comments regarding female scientists in the lab, I was reading British journalist Jon Ronson’s latest book, So You’ve Been Publically Shamed. Here Ronson investigates the numerous people who have had their ill-advised tweets or comments scrutinized and shared […]