A score of Twitter users were banned by the social media service last week for hurling a spate of vile remarks at Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones. To find out how online anonymity affects the way people act toward each other and what social media sites like Twitter could do to curb targeted attacks, we turned to Northeastern assistant professor Joseph Reagle, an expert on internet trolling.
Joseph Reagle, an assistant professor of communication studies, explains why women make up a very small percentage of “open computing” fields like Wikipedia, Linux, and Apache.
Joseph Reagle, an assistant professor of communication studies, considers the effect of the collaborative online encyclopedia on political campaigns.
Joseph Reagle, new assistant professor of communication studies, is researching the formation of online communities and the cultural aspects of new media