Public Shaming with Jon Ronson
Digital Culture Talk
Join Jon Ronson as he talks about his latest book, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. Inspired by the theft of his identity through a fake Twitter account, Ronson interviewed individuals involved in high-profile cases of online public shaming.
Through this investigation he explores the powerful and devastating effects of the phenomenon that is becoming an epidemic on social media.
There will be a book signing and refreshments after the talk.
Jon Ronson is an award-winning non-fiction writer and documentary maker. His many bestselling books include The Psychopath Test and The Men Who Stare at Goats. His first fictional screenplay Frank was co-written with Peter Straughan, directed by Lenny Abrahamson and stars Michael Fassbender. Ronson lives in London and New York City.
Supported by Melbourne Writers Festival and Brisbane Writers Festival.