Listen to the nationally-broadcast radio show The SociaLight at Mile Hi Radio featuring CiviliNation founder Andrea Weckerle talking about online conflict and how to deal with it. Archive link to listen: http://debkrier.com/
CiviliNation founder Andrea Weckerle is quoted in the CBCNews story Twitter trolling victims at mercy of ‘daunting’ complaints system.
CiviliNation founder Andrea Weckerle is featured in Singapore’s Media Literacy Council’s 2015 Safer Internet Day global initiative.
Learn more about the initiative here, and read Media Literacy Council Chairman Professor Tan Cheng Han’s suggestions for how to Make the internet a safer place for young with values and clear rules.
CiviliNation founder Andrea Weckerle’s article Why Districtwide Focus on Cybercivility Benefits Us All is featured in the December 2014 issue of School Administrator. School Administrator is the monthly magazine of AASA, School Superintendents Association. The December issue focuses on cybercivility.
CiviliNation founder Andrea Weckerle presented the Keynote Address “Too Much Digital Drama: Creating A Better and More Productive Approach to Online Discourse and Conflict” at the CENS Workshop on Emerging Trends in the Social Media Domain: Perceptions, Behaviours, Communication and Governance at the Center of Excellence for National Security at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University in Singapore on November 27, 2014.
CiviliNation founder Andrea Weckerle is quoted in the Italian newspaper la Repubblica.it story Prendetela con ironia È l’arma perfetta per difendersi dai troll.
A shocking 25% of American adults have been bullied, harassed or threatened online, or know someone who has, according to a new poll of 1,007 Americans over the age of 18 conducted in May 2014.
While keeping in mind that this is a self-reporting survey, the findings nevertheless illustrate the seriousness of online harassment and attacks, and the fact that people are increasingly becoming disenchanted with the negative behavior they experience.
We know online harassment and attacks are a huge social problem. We know they are a huge social GLOBAL problem. And it’s up to all of us to help turn things around.
While the steps needed to make this happen aren’t simply or easy, and also won’t solve the problem overnight, they will be concrete actions towards creating a positive cultural shift in online communication.
Here are some starting points:
CiviliNation founder Andrea Weckerle and her book Civility In The Digital Age: How Companies and People Can Triumph over Haters, Trolls, Bullies, and Other Jerks are featured in the Change Magazine story Behaving Badly Online.
CiviliNation founder Andrea Weckerle presented “Online Civility: Why It’s Important & How We Can Foster It” at Montgomery County Public Schools’ community-focused cybercivility forum.