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Does cancel culture promote accountability or mob rule? | The Ethical Life podcast

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Episode 65: Cancel culture has roared onto the scene in the past few years, much to the delight of some and to the dismay of many others. Hosts Richard Kyte and Scott Rada talk about the importance of holding people accountable for their actions but what happens when we take that too far.

Links to stories discussed during the podcast:

NHL team yanks contract of a player who bullied a Black classmate with disabilities, by Bill Chappell, National Public Radio

A growing share of Americans are familiar with ‘cancel culture,’ by Emily A. Vogels, Pew Research Center

Why cancel culture is so toxic and how to effectively hold folks accountable, according to social media experts, by Alesandra Dubin, Insider

About the hosts: Scott Rada is social media manager with Lee Enterprises, and Richard Kyte is the director of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

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