Humboldt Broncos tweet sparks outrage online

April 25, 2018 - Comment

A tweet about the Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe campaign sparked outrage online and was politicized by far-right groups. CBC’s Wendy Mesley speaks with the tweet’s author, freelance journalist Nora Loreto and tech expert Jesse Hirsh on the outrage and how the meme economy is built to profit off emotion. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.4630534 »»» Subscribe to

A tweet about the Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe campaign sparked outrage online and was politicized by far-right groups. CBC’s Wendy Mesley speaks with the tweet’s author, freelance journalist Nora Loreto and tech expert Jesse Hirsh on the outrage and how the meme economy is built to profit off emotion.
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