ISD in the Media

 October 5, 2020 | The Washington Post

Analysis of the Online Harassment of Politicians Covered by WaPo

The Washington Post provides exclusive coverage of the findings in ISD’s new research report: Public Figures, Public Rage: Candidate Abuse on Social Media.

The research looks at the online harassment of politicians in the U.S. and reveals that female congresswomen are far more likely than their male counterparts to be targeted with abusive posts on Facebook and Twitter.