Almost by definition, politicians are subject to a barrage of criticism. Sometimes that criticism comes from people who choose to see something, or see a lack of something in their targets. This is often the case with ad hominem attacks directed at elected women.
Minister Michelle Rempel is one such target. Political watchers have seen an unhealthy amount of baseless commentary directed her way. We’ve also seen Minister Rempel navigate the attacks very well.
On this edition of the Digital Public Affairs podcast, excerpts from a conversation with Minister Michelle Rempel on the thornier side of online, being real, and social media as a source of important information and breaking news.