17
February
2019
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17:38
Europe/Amsterdam

Gen Y Speaks: Let’s put a stop to trial by social media

Jonathan Tiong, third-year student from the Dept of Communications and New Media at NUS Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences opined that doxing — the seeking out of the identity of a perceived wrongdoer and making it public — is unacceptable because it is akin to extrajudicial punishment. He added that measures have to be taken to discourage people from engaging in it.