WHAT DOES THE RISE OF PUBLIC SHAMING SAY ABOUT ONLINE CULTURE AND IS IT HERE TO STAY?
Jon Ronson is a Welsh journalist, author and documentary filmmaker whose works include best-seller The Men Who Stare at Goats and The Psychopath Test. He has been described as a #gonzo journalist, known for his informal but sceptical, investigations of controversial fringe politics and science. His new book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed explores public humiliation in the internet age.
John Safran is an award-winning documentary-maker of provocative and hilarious takes on race, the media, religion and other issues.
Both appearing at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, Sydney 5-6 Sept, 2015