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So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

BBC Radio 4

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Writer and journalist Jon Ronson relates his startling journey into the lives of the shamed - people ruined by a badly worded tweet or a work faux pas – in 6 episodes.
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18:11 | Jul 22nd

In this last Episode 6 of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed Jon Ronson tries to evaluate whether social media now gives rise to more social ills than social benefits and asks how we can harness the power of online shaming for the public good, not public...Show More

16:40 | Jul 22nd

In this episode of So You've Been Publicly Shamed Jon is introduced to the shadowy arts of Reputation Management and witnesses how they can transform someone’s life for the better both online and In Real Life. Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer a...Show More
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16:26 | Jul 22nd

In this episode of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed Ronson explores misogyny in the world of online shaming, and asks whether shaming the shamers can ever be the answer. Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer and documentary maker. He is the author of ...Show More

17:01 | Jul 22nd

Jon Ronson continues his exploration of the re-emergence of public shaming in modern society. In Episode 3 of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed hear how a single ill-advised tweet destroys one woman’s whole life. Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer a...Show More

16:12 | Jul 22nd

In this episode of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed Jon Ronson meets former New Yorker writer Jonas Lehrer, someone who has been through a very painful and public shaming for plagiarism and falsification and watch how things only get worse when he trie...Show More

17:21 | Jul 22nd

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 gradu...Show More

01:10 | Jul 17th

Join Jon Ronson on his journey into the lives of the shamed - people ruined by a badly worded tweet or a work faux pas. Hear how, along the way, he turns from being a keen shamer himself into someone unsettled by this new zeal to judge and condemn, o...Show More