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May 08, 2017
Baahubali 2: What the response to SS Rajamouli's film tells us about outrage in the time of social mediaThe response to Baahubali 2 helps us see that a film’s release is a media event which provides opportunities for apparently unrelated stakeholders to publicise their concerns (or commercial interests, as the case may be)
May 05, 2017
Dissecting the language of Baahubali trolls: 'Hindu film’, ‘Urduwood’, ‘Chrislamist critic’Film critic Anna Vetticad writes about how it is to be on the receiving end of massive Twitter trolling for her review of SS Rajamouli's Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.
Apr 26, 2017
Aurangzeb book gets historian Audrey Truschke into social media rowIn the book, Audrey Truschke tackles the demonisation of this Mughal emperor by people on social media; she has been accused of misleading readers and causing unrest.
Apr 12, 2017
Yogi Adityanath gets trolled for congratulating Muslims on Hazrat Ali’s birthday: Here's whyScores of commentators who used to be Yogi Adityanath fans accused the Uttar Pradesh chief minister of acting like a secular, castigating his tweet on Hazrat Ali’s birthday as an unacceptable political gimmick
Apr 06, 2017
Ivanka Trump doesn't know what 'complicit' means; Merriam-Webster delicately trolls herNow taking on an official unpaid role in the administration, Ivanka Trump has come under increased scrutiny. So far she has focused on policies relating to women and workforce development, but she has drawn criticism for avoiding public comment on her father's travel ban, border wall, proposed budget cuts or rollback of environmental regulations.
Mar 08, 2017
Rishi Kapoor changes bio on Twitter, tweets out warning to 'trolls and abusers'As a warning to trolls and abusers, Rishi Kapoor has changed his bio to say that he will block them, calling himself the "terrorist of the family".
Mar 06, 2017
Gurmehar Kaur's 'viral' video: Sexually-repressed Indian men inflate everything into controversyNow, it reappeared as a personification of Gurmehar having a good time. Even if it was her whose business is it to decide whether she can or cannot sing and whether or not to dance in a four-wheeler.
Mar 02, 2017
Kiren Rijiju hadn't seen Gurmehar Kaur's war video before tweeting: Such knee-jerk reaction will only fortify online trollsIn an interview, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju revealed he had not seen Gurmehar's video on India-Pakistan peace before tweeting.
Feb 28, 2017
Ramjas College row: Gurmehar Kaur is a victim of institutional hate, it's time she gets some breathing spaceIt is time media took a step back and give Gurmehar Kaur breathing space. Because if this is the price to pay for showing spine, no independent-minded youngster, especially a girl, will ever do what Gurmehar did.
Feb 28, 2017
Why Gurmehar Kaur is wrong and why it's dangerous to tag everyone who disagrees with her a 'troll'The debate over Gurmehar Kaur has become so confusing and vitiated that at this point, taking a position is akin to putting the head under a virtual guillotine. Black and white boxes have emerged and in the kangaroo courts of media, you are either a 'troll who bullies a martyr's daughter and justifies rape and death threats' or a 'liberal'.