Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.
There’s been a lot of coverage of the Sochi Olympics, drawing attention to everything from infrastructure problems involving hotel accommodations to Russia’s new anti-gay law.
But Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian studies and politics at New York University and Princeton, says there has been a “tsunami of shamefully unprofessional and politically inflammatory articles in leading newspapers and magazines” portraying Russia in a narrow-minded way, missing some larger things happening in the region.
He joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to explain.