Is the trending "MasculinitySoFragile" hashtag a teachable moment?

Title

Is the trending "MasculinitySoFragile" hashtag a teachable moment?

Description

This afternoon the top trending hashtag on Twitter is #MasculinitySoFragile. Much of it is funny and ironic, so is this a teachable moment?

Is this an opportunity for digital scholars to ask new questions or offer alterative ideas?

Is this just a waste of our time and a reminder that most of social media is useless?

Creator

Robert Hughes, Jr., professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Date

September 23, 2015

Identifier

trending-masculinitysofragile-hashtag-teachable-moment

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Citation

Robert Hughes, Jr., professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “Is the trending "MasculinitySoFragile" hashtag a teachable moment?,” NCFR Online Digital Archive, accessed September 18, 2019, https://archive.ncfr.org/jftr-blog/trending-masculinitysofragile-hashtag-teachable-moment.