Artistic Licence: Don’t turn into a troll

What do Jonathan Franzen and Rosanna Davison have in common?

30th August, 2015
Rosanna Davison: slammed online for comments about autism. Picture: Barry Cronin

On the surface, not much. One is a noted man of letters, the world-renowned US author of The Corrections. The other is a model-turned-nutritionist who’s best known for posing in bikinis, winning Miss World and being the daughter of Chris de Burgh. But in recent weeks, both have been scorned and shamed by an internet riled up about some less-than-wise comments made by the pair of them.

In Franzen’s case, the author has...

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