BBC TRENDING - Should you be allowed to delete yourself from the internet?
Jan. 16, 2017
"'The ways women are targeted online are very different from the ways in which men are targeted online," Lowen says. 'When you take something like non-consensual pornography, women are by and large the majority of the targets... It is much easier to humiliate, harm, harass and destroy a woman's career [and] education through non-consensual pornography than it is for a man.'"
HUFFINGTON POST – This Filmmaker Accidentally Exposed The Disturbing Underbelly Of
Dec. 15, 2016
“'There’s a long history of under-addressing crimes that disproportionately affect women, and that’s definitely the case here,” [Lowen] said. “The thing about online harassment is it’s not about the internet. It is really about the deep seated prejudices and discrimination that exists in our communities, period.'”
FORTUNE OP-ED - New Doc Reveals How Women’s Lives Are Ruined by Lies Spread Online
Dec. 14, 2016
"'In the same way site operators and search engines are developing tools to prevent fake news from being given parity with actual reportage, they must also disrupt the ways their platforms are being manipulated to abuse women.'"
GIRLTALK HQ – ‘Netizens’ Docu Follows The Next Frontier Of Civil Rights – The Fight Against
Dec. 6, 2016
"'What happens online is happening in our schools, on the streets of our communities, and reflect the power structures that minimize acts of violence that maintain the status quo. The internet is an incredible window into people’s attitudes and prejudices: what online harassment has exposed is just how much work remains to be done for justice, equality and civil rights.'"
HUFFINGTON POST – Online Harassment Against Women In The Trump Era
"As Lowen, the director of Netizens has made clear, she hopes her film will 'debunk this idea that "Oh, it’s only the internet. Just turn off your computer. Just walk away." We need to change our attitudes about what is normal online and foster constructive digital citizenship.'"
INDIEWIRE selects "Netizens" as Project of the Day
Dec. 1, 2016
"'As the co-creator/producer of the documentary Bully, I was motived to make this film after witnessing the harassment, misogyny and bigotry taking place online, and the ways in which it was normalized.'"
TAKEPART.COM - How Online Harassment Can Cause Damage in Real Life
Nov. 18, 2016
“Online harassment is interfering with women’s ability to access all that the internet offers,” said Lowen. “It impacts their lives offline profoundly in terms of their economic potential, their education, their personal safety, their reputation, their mental health, and all of these sort of consequences.”