Sweden’s ‘Troll Hunter’ unmasks Web’s anonymous bigots
June 7, 2015
Journalist Robert Aschberg takes a more confrontational approach to Sweden’s online hate speech problem
Almost no digital space is free from Internet trolls – those who spread hateful messages online, often anonymously. Enter "Troll Hunter." The Swedish reality TV show, hosted by journalist Robert Aschberg, tracks down the country’s most vicious anonymous commenters and confronts them about their actions – face to face. In this America Tonight excerpt, Sheila MacVicar visited the Troll Hunter himself to discuss outing the Web's most repugnant citizens.