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'It's my normal day-to-day'. Leigh Nicol speaks to BBC and ITV News

Updated: Feb 4, 2022

Prior to the sporting social media boycott on the May Bank Holiday weekend it was an opportunity for our Associate Director Leigh Nicol to discuss the real, and daily, abuse she receives. In speaking out, and supporting the boycott, it is a small step in the continuing fight against the hate that exists and lingers online. It came in a week that we visited (virtually via Zoom) a primary school to discuss being patient, being safe and being kind online and also comes the week before our B5 meeting in London during which we are discussing strategy for taking action against those individuals who continue to harass and seek to harm Leigh online. We can all make a small difference towards a safe and positive online world ...

Leigh's interview with ITV News can be found here, an article by the BBC following her appearance on BBC Radio Scotland is here and below is a video of her chat with the BBC News channel.


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