Media professionals, journalists, policymakers and government representatives gathered in Vienna today to discuss the ramifications of criticisms of female journalists online. This first meeting on this topic, hosted by the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, showed the need for concrete actions from all sides of the international community.
A Bristol man has dropped his appeal against the conviction he received for the trolling on an MP elected via an all-woman-shortlist, when it became apparent his liberty could be deprived further.
A 33-year-old man from Bristol has been jailed for posting messages to two women public figures on the social networking platform Twitter, following their misandrist support for fewer men on banknotes.
Peter Nunn, 33, of Bristol, was found guilty of sending messages of a grossly offensive, indecent or menacing character to Stella Creasy MP, who was part of a campaign calling for less men on banknotes.
The killing of teacher Anne Maguire at Corpus Christi Catholic college in Leeds has been met with strong reaction on Twitter.