Tuesday, February 27, 2024
American University
A project of the Rev. James B. Simpson Fellowship at American University’s School of Communication

I was patient zero. The first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the internet…Of course, it was all done on the excruciatingly slow dial up. Yet around the world this story went. A viral phenomenon that, you could argue, was the first moment of truly ‘social media’.

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I was patient zero. The first person to have their reputation completely destroyed worldwide via the internet…Of course, it was all done on the excruciatingly slow dial up. Yet around the world this story went. A viral phenomenon that, you could argue, was the first moment of truly 'social media'.
— Monica Lewinksy