Waleed Aly: don't take social media bait of misogynist provocations

Host of the Project says outrage at ‘neo-masculinist’ Daryush Valizadeh should be channelled into something positive, rather than fuelling his public profileWaleed Aly has called for a social media blackout on Daryush Valizadeh, the leader of “neo-masculinist” group Return of the Kings who claims to be planning a visit to Australia for a series of men-only public meet-ups this week.Making a slight headline change to his “something we should talk about” segment to make it “something we shouldn’t talk about” on Channel 10’s The Project on Tuesday night, Aly said Valizadeh, who goes by the pseudonym Roosh V, was a “man-beast” who relied on manufactured media outrage to fuel traffic to his blog and sell books. He has apparently written 15, all self-published, most of which are international pick-up guides with titles such as “Bang Iceland” and “Don’t Bang Latvia”. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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