CLBR #262: TrollBusters Founder Michelle Ferrier

CLBR #262: TrollBusters Founder Michelle Ferrier What is TrollBusters? Website / Blog / Twitter From Website:  TrollBusters was born at the International Women’s Media Foundation hackathon for women news entrepreneurs in New York City on January 30, 2015. The problem — Find a way to address trolls and cyber harassment that predominantly affects strong women…

CLBR #253: Heidi Beirich, SPLC and Hate in the USA

SPLC’S Heidi Beirich on the State of Hate in the USA   Heidi Beirich – Southern Poverty Law Center Heidi Beirich leads the SPLC’s Intelligence Project, “one of the most respected anti-terror organizations in the world,” according to the National Review. She is an expert on various forms of extremism, including the white supremacist, nativist and…

CLBR #248: Craig Newmark Takes on Online Harassment

Craig Newmark Takes on Online Harassment Listen Live on Cranberry.fm Since 2011,  Craig Newmark has been working though craigconnects to unite the world for the common good using the Internet. It seeks to identify, connect, and promote organizations that are making that vision happen.  This includes the organizations and interests highlighted below.  For example, Newmark…

CLBR #247: Battling Online Scammers with Wayne May of Scam Survivors

Battling Online Scammers with Wayne May of Scam Survivors Listen Live on Cranberry.fm Wayne May (@ScamSurvivors) is founder of the UK-based Scam Survivors Online, a volunteer staffed organization that focuses on: Making scammers’ lives harder by exposing their details and scripts to search engines. Educating the public, thus removing scammers’ sources of income as scams will continue…

Giving Tuesday – Fight Harassment with Tyler Clementi Foundation, Cyber Civil Rights Initiative and WHOA

Over the years we have been committed to promoting the voices of those who fight cyber harassment.  On Giving Tuesday, we would like to highlight three organizations. TYLER CLEMENTI FOUNDATION @TylerClementi / Give to Tyler Clementi Foundation The Tyler Clementi Foundation is an organization created by the Clementi family which seeks to prevent bullying through inclusion,…

CLBR #225: Online Trolls with Fusion’s Kristen V. Brown

Online Trolls with Fusion’s Kristen V. Brown Listen Live on Cranberry Radio Kristen Brown returns, now with Fusion, to discuss her recent work on online trolls. Brown writes about how technology is impacting the future of our bodies, our brains and our culture.  Before that, she covered tech for The San Francisco Chronicle also been a Hearst Fellow, a founding editor…