Another nightmare, highlighted by Richard Delevan last Saturday at the Irish Blog Conference was when US Republican Senator George Allen wa videoed referring to a Democrat supporter S.R. Sidarth (of native American ancestry) as Macaca. The results have been disastrous.
Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty