At this point in our conversation, Melinda’s partner dipped back into the darkened living room in which we were meeting and chimed in with her own summation, based on her years online as both a user and a professional responsible for major media properties online: “If you open a hole on the internet,” she observed casually while sipping a glass of whine, “it gets filled with shit”.

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Roberts, S. T. (2019). Behind the Screen. Yale University Press.