Charlottesville Anniversary, How To Avoid Going Viral

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White nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency and police dressed in riot gear ordered people to disperse after chaotic violent clashes between white nationalists and counter protestors. Steve Helber/AP

Over the weekend white nationalists rallied in Washington D.C., marking the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally and counter-protests in Charlottesville, Virginia. We take a look at what happened and where we go from here. We also explore how to avoid social media shaming and ask why it’s so commonplace today.

Featured in this Show

  • Charlottesville Anniversary

    A year ago Sunday, there was a deadly clash between white nationalists holding a “Unite the Right” demonstration and counter-protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia. We reflect on the anniversary and recap what happened at “Unite the Right 2” in Washington, D.C.

  • Social Media And Online Shaming

    When it comes to shaming people for their behavior, the wrath of the internet knows no bounds. But public figures aren’t the only ones being singled out, these days. We chat with two authors who say social media has turned everyone into a potential victim. We’ll also learn how to avoid going viral.

Episode Credits

  • Carrie Kaufman Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Cynthia Miller-Idriss Guest
  • Sue Scheff Guest
  • Melissa Schorr Guest