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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Don't hide behind anonymous hate online

Nancy Eshelman: Don't hide behind anonymous hate online

NANCY ESHELMAN, For The Patriot-News By NANCY ESHELMAN, For The Patriot-News

In “Dear Abby” the other day, a mother wrote complaining about her daughter’s 30-year-old ex-boyfriend who shared intimate details of their breakup with 1,000 Facebook friends. 
A few days earlier, I received an email from a distraught woman describing her “personal gut-wrenching online event.” 

She said that a younger family member, someone dear to her, had written “vile, cruel and more-than-insensitive comments on a social media site and identified me.” She called the posting “fabricated and outrageous” and said she was “personally damaged by what was done to me.” 

Just before Thanksgiving, PennLive posted an article about the governor and his wife hosting dinner for 28 people. The writer talked about how the Corbetts give their staff the weekend off and take over cooking and cleanup duties. 

Now I’m not a huge fan of Gov. Tom Corbett, but I was appalled when some anonymous poster wrote that he or she hoped the governor would choke on a turkey bone. 

PennLive removed the comment, but I have to ask what sort of warped mind would post something like that in the first place? Read more...

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