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On SAGE Insight: Right to anonymity under threat

Special report From Index on Censorship Magazine In July, India’s women and child development minister, Maneke Gandhi announced a creation of a new “cyber cell” to monitor instances of women being abused by online trolls. However, although this would not … Continue reading

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Free press vs. free speech? The rhetoric of “civility” in regard to anonymous online comments

From Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly Audience-feedback forums have been fixtures of the U.S. news media for centuries, but today’s  online comment forums on news media websites have greatly expanded the dynamism of the marketplace of ideas. With online forums, the gatekeeping … Continue reading

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