Suzanne Nossel, of PEN America, moderates a panel on Trolling the News with panelists Dr. Michelle Ferrier of TrollBusters, Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post, Soraya Chemaly of the Women’s Media Center, Jonathan Weisman of The New York Times, and Julia Ioffe of The Atlantic at the National Press Club on March 27, 2018.


Online abuse has short- and long-term effects on freedom of the press. Online abuse may result in emotional and physical stress and financial harms. Since 2015, we’ve been supporting journalists in staying safe online and off.

Our student handbook provides context for students to the use of social media and attacks against the press.
Put in place the digital protections to minimize the damage from online threats. Our digital hygiene lessons provide quick, step-by-step instructions.