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Boston Bombing Sparks Firestorm Of Internet Hate

NPR | April 22, 2013 8:30 a.m.

Social media played a large role in the investigation and reporting of the Boston Marathon bombing case. It also provided many hateful, racist comments online. But what does the reaction to it all signal about greater society? Host Michel Martin talks about that with Michael Skolnik, editor-in-chief of GlobalGrind.com, and with Rey Junco of Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society.

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