There is a truism about social media. You never fight back against trolls. If you do, then they win: you have given them what them want.
Writer, editor, and feminist, Lindy West, did fight back against a nasty troll and the result was surprising. She talks to Paul Barclay about Twitter, Donald Trump, and her memoir Shrill, in which she calls on people to stop chastising those they view as overweight.
This events was presented by UPLIT in partnership with State Library of Queensland on March 1, 2017, and broadcast on ABC Radio National's Big Ideas.