Vancouver reporters dish on feedback and how to better handle trolls

Public feedback is an essential part of journalism. Reporters may not answer the majority of unsolicited commentary they receive from readers and viewers, but they definitely take notice of it. The immediacy that social media offers has also turbo-charged haters and trolls. We asked five Vancouver reporters about their experiences with the general audience.

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Tent city eviction protest erupts into physical altercation

A news conference organized by Alliance Against Displacement devolved into a shouting match and physical altercation between a cyclist and an opponent to the eviction of a homeless camp in the Downtown Eastside on Friday.