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Are you what you post? Social media and the accountability debate
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
A number of young professional athletes, too, have had to answer for racial slurs and anti-gay comments posted when they were teens. Online trolls and political rabble-rousers comb through the social media archives of the famous and politically active, looking for past “gotcha” posts that might have crossed a hard-to-define cultural line that marks off the offensive and unacceptable. More and more, social thinkers and employers are trying to take a more nuanced view of past tweets and social media posts. read more


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