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 neo-Confederate…