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Jon Ronson reads from his compelling work So You've Been Publicly Shamed about the re-emergence of public shaming, both online and off in the 21st century.

In this abridged version of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed writer Jon Ronson examines the re-emergence of public shaming, online and off, in the 21st century both online and elsewhere. He starts off thinking this phenomenon is a good thing, but gradually changes his mind. It all began when he happened upon a fake Twitter account which was posting as one Jon Ronson.

Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer and documentary maker. He is the author of many bestselling books, including So You've Been Publicly Shamed and Them: Adventures with Extremists.

Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Karen Holden

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