An employee at WBUR radio in Boston, Meagan McGinnes has never personally been a victim of online attacks. However, during the “Building Resilience to Online Violence” workshop during Excellence in Journalism 2019, she shared a story of a coworker being harassed for an opinion piece on how wearing sombreros during Cinco de Mayo is offensive.
Are you worried about your online safety? With journalists at more risk now for online violence than ever before, it is important to take steps to protect your information. The speakers at the workshop “Building Resilience to Online Violence” during EIJ 19 shared multiple resources to get started.