Dangers of Twitter storms highlighted by Weinstein fallout

Social media users who dislike the law should campaign to have it changed

As a rookie journalist, I once accused a group of gentlemen providing a certain tourist service of an outrageous rip-off.

Having been stupendously overcharged, I busily acquired dozens of anecdotes to back up my outrage.

Not good enough.

Ciar 1aWhere a group is clear, small and identifiable and members stand accused of something fairly heinous, there are rules.

Individuals must be named, witnesses located who are prepared to be quoted and documentary evidence obtained if possible.

Otherwise, every man in that group stands accused.

It was instructive…

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