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Is 'Web Justice' Fair?

This woman calls a mail carrier the "N" word and other unpleasantries.

In a video posted online, this woman calls a mail carrier the "N" word and other unpleasantries.

A recent series of incidents that went viral have prompted reactions of outrage and condemnation from the online community. We’ll take a look at how questionable behavior online can be ferreted out by the crowd, and how the crowd can mete out “web justice.”

Guests:

  • Michael Fitzgerald, fellow, Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism
  • Andrew Phelps, reporter, wbur.org

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