British journalist has a pint with one of his online trolls
LONDON – How would someone who enjoys goading and getting into arguments with people online actually react if you met them face-to-face?
That was what Guardian columnist Owen Jones set out to discover in his recent video, when he arranged to go for a pint with a man he’d previously blocked on Twitter.
“Me and George, we had a slightly antagonistic online relationship,” reads Jones’ voiceover in the video. “He tweeted me over, maybe, two or three years, and he called me – amongst other things – a racist, a homophobe, and a few other snarks thrown in for good measure.” Read more…
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