Ginger Gorman chased down Facebook and Twitter for months with questions about online abuse. She got answers, but she can't exactly report them.
The Tasmanian and South Australian elections raise big questions about how online campaigning and trickery increasingly affects our political discourse.
Trolling is not about the trolls. It's the product of increasingly histrionic communication, where everything provokes outrage. And the reasons behind Charlotte Dawson's death are much more complicated.
Our horror at rape jokes and protestations of acceptance come about because our culture simultaneously affirms tolerance and equality, while expressing its identity through war and domination.
Julia Gillard is subject to the usual barrage of sexist trolling when she tries to talk education in a Facebook live chat today, as Crikey intern Sally Whyte discovers.
New polling from Essential Research has yielded no further rise in Labor's primary vote but a surprisingly strong lift in voter sentiment towards Julia Gillard.
The trolling debate is merely the mainstream media doing what it's always done: try to make money from enraging readers. But it's unlikely to work.
Conflict has existed in every form of internet technology, from bulletin boards to email to blogs and news sites. The recent hoo-ha regarding online trolling exists because it happened to celebrities, writes Jason Wilson.
Who was responsible for the social media savaging that apparently prompted the hospitalisation of Charlotte Dawson last week? It was part of a bigger issue than mere trolling.
Conservative blogger James Delingpole writes a controversial spotters guide to trolls, those people who get in the comments section of an article or blog and bait and insult other readers.