The Trolls Disappear in the Light: Swedish Experiences of Mediated Sexualised Hate Speech in the Aftermath of Behring Breivik

@article{Edstrm2016TheTD,
  title={The Trolls Disappear in the Light: Swedish Experiences of Mediated Sexualised Hate Speech in the Aftermath of Behring Breivik},
  author={Maria Edstr{\"o}m},
  journal={International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy},
  year={2016},
  volume={5},
  pages={96-106}
}
  • Maria Edström
  • Published 1 June 2016
  • Sociology
  • International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Feminist journalists have come to expect special resistance, and even threats, from men’s groups as part of their work as journalists. However, the biggest threats might not originate in men’s groups’ activities. A big threat currently comes from Internet trolls’ responses to individuals who engage in hate-provoked and hate-provoking attacks on women as women. This is exemplified in the case of Anders Behring Breivik, who blew up government buildings in Oslo in 2011 and murdered youth from the… 

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