In The Press

Everything (nice) people have ever said about me, in the press, online and on the airwaves.

Highlights

Research

  • A feminist internet would be better for everyone – MIT Tech Review
  • What if the internet was run by women? – BBC Future
  • Close Friends isn’t as close as you may think – Mashable
  • This pole dancer is challenging censorship on social media with her research – Brut Media
  • How to Start Fixing Social Media – OneZero
  • ‘What Does Seggs Mean?’ The Rise of Sex Euphemisms on Social Media – Vice
  • TikTok announced new tools to address the ‘unkind’ comments that plague the platform, but an online researcher says the changes don’t address core problems – Insider
  • Adult content creators in the lurch as OnlyFans bans porn – Politico EU
  • Facebook’s free speech myth is dead – and regulators should take notice – The Conversation
  • Facebook versus the BMJ: when fact checking goes wrong – British Medical Journal
  • Content moderation experts: Elon Musk is going about policing hate speech on Twitter all wrong – FastCompany
  • The rise of the meta ‘fake celebrity’ on TikTok – Dazed
  • Young landlord TikTok is here and it’s truly as grim as it sounds – I-D
  • Transgender TikTok creators say the app’s mysterious ‘For You’ page is a breeding ground for transphobia and targeted harassment – Insider
  • Instagram, nudes and Tommy Lee: Why the feminist shadow-banning fight is far from over – The i
  • TikTok thinks periods are icky – Input
  • Instagram users warned to ‘be careful’ when posting racy pics to Close Friends list – The Daily Star
  • TikTok Has an Incel Problem – Vice World News
  • Parler should be taken seriously as a hotbed of extremism and conspiracy theories, a new study shows – Insider
  • Sex Workers, Performers Invited to Participate in Platform Discrimination Study – XBIZ
  • Is TikTok Censoring Pro-Abortion Content? – Refinery29
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race is inventing a whole new internet subculture and language – The Conversation
  • Will Twitter Really Be Next to Purge NSFW Content? – Lustery POV
  • Inside the murky world of social media moderation – The Skinny
  • Amber Heard, others blast Instagram for inaction on abusive DMs – Input
  • Gli strip club aumentano la violenza sulle donne?! Questo è assurdo e vi spieghiamo perché – Cosmopolitan Italia
  • The UK’s porn age verification plan is a terrible idea – Mashable UK
  • Expert Talk: Die Pole-Tänzerin, die an sich selber über Online-Zensur forscht – wmn.de
  • Censorship vs Moderation: talks with Dr Carolina Are – Voice Mag
  • Why Gen Z loves ugly selfies- Mashable

Online censorship

  • Celebrity photographer Rankin unveils exhibition featuring images that have been ‘unfairly’ censored on social media – The Daily Mail
  • Pole dancing instructor and trans activist say Instagram censored their posts while failing to act on racism – The i
  • Why is Instagram deleting the accounts of hundreds of porn stars? – The BBC (also in Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish etc.)
  • Instagram’s CEO Says Shadow Banning ‘Is Not A Thing.’ That’s Not True – The Huffington Post
  • Meet the Unseen: The project re-platforming creators who have been censored on Instagram – Hunger
  • Instagram apologizes to pole dancers after hiding their posts – CTV News Canada
  • The Future of Porn Is on Indie Social Media – OneZero
  • Influencers abandon TikTok Shop in latest blow to UK e-commerce venture – Financial Times
  • Pole dancer says Instagram is censoring ‘dirty and inappropriate’ photos: Our community is ‘under attack’ – Yahoo! Life
  • Instagram Apologized To Canadian Pole Dancers For Reportedly Blocking Their Content – Narcity
  • Unfair Instagram moderation of women’s bodies highlighted in a new exhibit – The Daily Dot
  • L’ennesima trovata di Instagram per punire sex worker, artisti e attivisti – Wired Italia
  • 1,300 adult performers accuse Instagram of unfairly deleting their accounts – The Next Web
  • Instagram’s Shadow Ban On Vaguely ‘Inappropriate’ Content Is Plainly Sexist – The Huffington Post
  • TikTok influencers say they’re leaving its UK shopping platform over lack of payment and poor-quality products – The i
  • Check out an online art exhibit of the censored and shadowbanned – Input
  • TikTok Embraces The Dark Side to Shadow Ban Pole Dancers – ynotcam.com
  • Rankin Creative & Quantus Gallery launch exhibition spotlighting unfair censorship – London Daily News
  • Rankin Creative Launches Exhibition to Platform Those Unfairly Censored on Social Media – Little Black Book

Pole dancing

  • A RATHER BADASS HEAVY METAL POLE WORKSHOP WITH BLOGGER ON POLE! – ChromeChronicles
  • Your first pole dancing class: what to expect and how to prepare – Pole Junkie
  • Jennifer Lopez, 50, praised by professional pole dancers after she shows off moves in new video – Yahoo! Life
  • Women reveal surprising ways pole dancing has changed their lives – Daily Star
  • Pole dancing taught me to love and value myself – MetroUK
  • ‘I’m starting 2020 fitter & sexier with a dancing pole installed in my home’ – The Sun
  • Is pole dance suddenly so inappropriate that it should be banned on social media? – PoledancerKA

Profile pieces

  • Criminologa, scrittrice, pole dancer: 50 sfumature di un’italiana – La Repubblica
  • Sister Meets…Blogger On Pole – Sister Magazine
  • Storia di Carolina: da Olbia a Londra tra criminologia e pole dance – Olbia.it

Podcasts and radio

TechDirt
Austrian Public Radio Channel Ö1 / ORF

Should we ban certain pornography sites? – Newstalk Ireland

Video Interviews and Vlogs

UA-110555292-1
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