Jamia Wilson is the executive director and publisher of The Feminist Press and an outspoken advocate against digital abuse.

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WAMC - Cynthia Lowen's New Doc "Netizens" To Screen At Woodstock Film Festival October 11, 2018

The new documentary film, "Netizens," exposes the proliferation of cyber harassment faced by women
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The Hollywood Reporter - "Every Film Must Be Something That Has Never Been Done Before": AFM Indie Director Roundtable November 4, 2018

“Five helmers from around the world and across the genre spectrum discuss finding inspiration in true stories, the financial and artistic challenges in getting their movies made, the impact of #MeToo a year on and whether indie film as we know it has a future.”
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Teen Vogue - Netizens Shows How Cyberharassment Is Trivialized, Especially For Women May 1, 2018

“In tone, it is as fierce as its protagonists, doggedly plowing through deeply painful subject matter and bristling with rightful fury. Lowen has built a frank, unflinching look at the horrors of the Internet’s underbelly, the film itself is an answer to the quandary it grapples with: Too often, digital abuse is trivialized, but the usual dismissals are impossible while watching Netizens because it reveals the lived results of virtual
attacks.”
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WUWM - 'Netizens' Documentary Highlights The Toll Cyberstalking Takes On Victims October 18, 2018

As political tensions have raised throughout the U.S., there has been a shift in focus to online abuse.
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CNN Money - Documentary puts revenge porn in spotlight at Tribeca Film Festival April 27, 2018

“In the wake of the election, there's awareness that this isn't just hate on the internet, there are absolute real implications for online abuse. That perspective, that perception, is really shifting.”
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Slate - Documentary Netizens Sheds Light on Online Misogyny April 30, 2018

"That compassion lies behind every frame, from Netizens’ all-female crew to its informative, forceful story. Not only does this film explore a vital and oft-ignored social issue, it does so with the respect its victims deserve.”
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Village Voice - The Exceptionally Varied Gems of This Year’s Tribeca Film Festival April 18, 2017

"Cynthia Lowen, who produced the disturbing 2011 doc The BULLY Project, scores another infuriating triumph with her directorial debut, NETIZENS, which follows three victims of online sexual harassment and defamation."
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Pacific Standard - We Have to Keep Fighting': A Conversation With Anita Sarkeesian April 25, 2018

"It should be ‘required viewing for anyone who's even thinking about joining social media."
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Toronto Star - Two Hot Docs films reveal toll online hate takes on women and overseas “content moderators” April 27, 2018

"Lowen sees glimmers of hope in combating online misogyny"
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RealScreen - Hot Docs ’18: Exposing digital harassment in “Netizens” April 27, 2018

"Right now we’re in this real moment where people are recognizing how much power the Internet has to determine things in our society, to determine what our communities look like, to determine who feels safe"
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Other Stories

WAMC - Cyber Harassment; Water Testing; Pipa Playing November 7, 2018
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THE HIGHLANDS CURRENT - When Harassment Goes Online October 26, 2018
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MILWAUKEE MAGAZINE - ‘Netizens’ Brings Cautious Optimism to the #MeToo Age October 21, 2018
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MILWAUKEE MAGAZINE - 7 Feminist Films to See At This Year’s MKE Film Fest October 5, 2018
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BOSTON GLOBE - Creative resistance at the Boston Women’s Film Festival September 20, 2018
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POLYGAMER - Cynthia Lowen, director of NETIZENS September 26, 2018
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Film-Forward - Netizens | Tribeca 2018 April 26, 2018
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Little White Lies - A new film exposes the shocking cyber harassment faced by women April 26, 2018
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Film Journal - Tribeca doc 'Netizens' highlights the online harassment of women April 25, 2018
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Eye For Film - Netizens April 24, 2018
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This Week In New York - TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: NETIZENS April 24, 2018
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Entrepreneur - How Women Are Fighting Back Against Online Bullying - and the Tech Companies That Allow It April 23, 2018
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Now - Hot Docs review: Netizens April 23, 2018
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Solzy At The Movies - Tribeca 2018: Netizens April 22, 2018
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Screenanarchy - Tribeca 2018 Preview: Ten Notable Fest Selections April 19, 2018
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Women and Hollywood - Tribeca 2018 Women Directors: Meet Cynthia Lowen — April 19, 2018
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Monsters and Critics - Must-watch movies as women filmmakers spotlighted April 18, 2018
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CBS 12 News - West Palm Beach woman takes her struggle to the big screen April 18, 2018
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Medium - Changing the Conversation: ‘Netizens’ Director Cynthia Lowen on Standing Up to Online Harassment April 17, 2018
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New York Post - How cyberstalking can ruin women’s lives April 18, 2018
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Brazilian Press - Justifying Real Sacrifices and Reasons to Survive April 12, 2018
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Refinery29 - The Woman-Directed Films To Look For At The Tribeca Film Festival April 16, 2018
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BBC TRENDING - Should you be allowed to delete yourself from the internet? Jan. 16, 2017
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EL ESPECTADOR -La cara más real del abuso en internet Feb.18, 2017
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FORTUNE OP-ED - New Doc Reveals How Women’s Lives Are Ruined by Lies Spread Online Dec. 14, 2016
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HUFFINGTON POST – This Filmmaker Accidentally Exposed The Disturbing Underbelly Of Online Harassment Dec. 15, 2016
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HUFFINGTON POST – Online Harassment Against Women In The Trump Era Dec. 6, 2016
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GIRLTALK HQ – ‘Netizens’ Docu Follows The Next Frontier Of Civil Rights – The Fight Against Online Harassment Dec. 6, 2016
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TAKEPART.COM - How Online Harassment Can Cause Damage in Real Life Nov. 18, 2016
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INDIEWIRE selects "Netizens" as Project of the Day Dec. 1, 2016
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