Amanda Palmer is getting dragged on Twitter - is this cancel culture?
I've seen some debate on here about 'cancel culture', and there is a pretty good example of it happening on Twitter more-or-less now (or I guess it's probably old news in internet-time). Here is...
I've seen some debate on here about 'cancel culture', and there is a pretty good example of it happening on Twitter more-or-less now (or I guess it's probably old news in internet-time).
Here is Amanda Palmer's Original thread:
Here is the perspective of the "the guardian's music editor" (not actually the music editor, but she is the woman Amanda Palmer's tweets allude too as the music editor):
(the actual music editor also weighed in https://twitter.com/ben_bt/status/1197568113535070208)
It's pretty clear that there is an internet pile-on going down. Here is just a few of many examples:
Palmer's husband Neil Gaiman isn't escaping scrutiny either:
Some unrelated anti-Palmer stories cropping up:
So my question is: is this the cancel culture everyone is worried about? Is twitter going 'too far'? Or is Amanda Palmer getting what she deserved?
I'm honestly on the fence. Give me your thoughts.