The Problem With Toxic Fandom And How We Can Fix It
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On the June 7, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman, writer Hoai-Tran Bui and special guest Lindsey Romain to have a discussion about the current state of toxic fandom, trolls, and our role in the film conversation. Kelly Marie Tran has deleted all of the photos on her Instagram account, reportedly because of harassment from Star Wars fans. Toxic fandom, DCEU, now Star Wars Online mobs, organized campaigns The loss of a middle ground: There’s also a danger of grouping smart people who are critical in with the bad Why do fans hate what they love so much? Why has toxic fandom become so prevalent recently? Audience and ownership. The difference between criticizing and harassing creators Peter’s rule for what he writes Being constructive and not hurtful Common courtesy and respect @ replying creators into a negative conversation What should we put out into this world? Other articles mentioned: HT’s The Last Jedi Backlash is Another Example of…