Why Do You Hate Me?

Publisher:
BBC

Why Do You Hate Me?

4.8/5

Critic Rating

The online world can be a breeding ground for hate. But why do some people behave the way they do on social media?In each episode, the BBC's Disinformation and social media correspondent Marianna Spring - one of the most trolled BBC journalists - dives into her inbox and investigates a different extraordinary case of online hate to find out.She meets the people at the heart of these conflicts, and in some cases brings them together, to see if understanding - even forgiveness - is ever possible.


Critic Reviews

Score: 4.5

Fiona McCann • Irish Times Feb 19, 2024

"...a timely new podcast...But why is it that our quest for truth can lead us in so many wrong directions? Spring can’t answer that fully in two short episodes, but I’m keen to keep listening...What I’m hoping Why Do You Hate Me? will help us understand is whether the online world created the trolls or just gave them a new bridge to live under. …"

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Score: 4.8

Miranda Sawyer • The Guardian Feb 3, 2024

"It’s quieter than her usual fare, this show. Why Do You Hate Me? doesn’t have the firecracker dynamics and revelations of some of Spring’s earlier series; a more conciliatory approach is built into its very premise. Still, her reporting is as excellent as ever, and episode three, which concerns Sadiq Khan having his voice used in an AI fake, sounds intriguing. …"

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Score: 5

Rachel Cunliffe • New Statesman Jan 31, 2024

"Disturbing? Just you wait. It’s a fascinating series, but will the people who need the lesson most bother listening? I doubt it. They’re too busy trolling."

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