Archive - March 15, 2012

5 Minutes on The Verge: Irin Carmon

Irin Carmon is a journalist and commentator whose work has appeared in publications including Jezebel and Salon, where she’s a staff writer. She was kind enough to take five minutes (give or take) to talk to me about the panel she moderated at SXSW, “Curing a Rage Headache: Internet Drama & Activism,” as well as the general theme of changing the world in the age of trolls. Her most recent article for Salon, “White Male Nerd Culture’s Last Stand,” addresses the ways that the conference has tried to encourage diversity “in a still-segregated world.”

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