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PSA involving female sportswriters shows nature of online harassment

In a jarring PSA regarding online harassment, men read hateful tweets to two women sportswriters.
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In an jarring PSA regarding online harassment released Tuesday on YouTube by Just Not Sports, men read hateful tweets to two women sportswriters.

The writers, ESPN’s Sarah Spain and The Cauldron’s Julie DiCaro, have been the subjects of tremendous online harassment throughout their professional careers. In the video, the women sit and listen to the verbalization of actual tweets they have received online, while the men grimace and struggle through the reading of them.

Watch the video below.

Spain is also an ESPN radio host and SportsCenter reporter, while DiCaro also spends time as a sports radio update anchor.