Disinhibited abuse of othered communities by second-screening audiences

@inproceedings{Doughty2014DisinhibitedAO,
  title={Disinhibited abuse of othered communities by second-screening audiences},
  author={Mark Doughty and Shaun W. Lawson and Conor Linehan and Duncan Rowland and Lucy Bennett},
  booktitle={TVX '14},
  year={2014}
}
Second-screening and live-tweeting alongside broadcast television generates new concerns with respect to online abuse. We present an investigation into the nature of Twitter-facilitated second-screening posts relating to Thelma's Gypsy Girls, one of a series of controversial documentary programmes portraying the Irish Traveller community that have recently been aired by the UK public-service television broadcaster Channel 4. Sentiment analysis highlighted the general negativity of these posts… CONTINUE READING
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