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‘Upset and helpless’: A casualty of cyberbullying epidemic speaks out

Chris* is a little person – he has dwarfism. Discovering his image was being exploited and mocked in cyberbullying attacks was shattering. Wanzhi Deng continues our special audio series Mental.

Audio report by Wanzhi Deng

This report was created for the Science Gallery Melbourne’s MENTAL exhibition with support from All The Best radio.

About The Citizen

THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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