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Wednesday 16 August 2017

Clare Cullen: Ten reasons ‘Trial By Twitter’ needs to stop

Latest ‘shock’ images again lead to equivalent of public flogging

Latest ‘shock’ images again lead to equivalent of public flogging
Latest ‘shock’ images again lead to equivalent of public flogging
Clare Cullen

Clare Cullen

LAST night, images were posted online and the baying mob descended.

I won't tell you how to find them or link them in this article. There is uncertainty as to the age of the people involved so, in fact, I would actively discourage you from supporting the sharing of any images associated with this incident, if not for their sake then for your own. I am going to do my best to explain why these images and the way they were received was so abhorrent to me without going into detail of the images.

 

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