Amanda Hess is an American journalist who has written for magazines including Wired, ESPN, and Elle. As of February 2016, she was a staff writer for Slate and also a contributor to the New York Times Magazine. In March 2016, she was named one of three inaugural David Carr Fellowship recipients at the New York Times. She is known for her widely discussed 2014 article in Pacific Standard, "Why Women Aren't Welcome on the Internet," which detailed her and other women's experiences as victims of misogynistic online harassment. Conor Friedersdorf wrote in the Atlantic that Hess's article was "persuasive in arguing that the online threats of violence are pervasive and have broad implications in a digital society." Hess won The Sidney Hillman Foundation's February 2014 Sidney Award for her Pacific Standard essay. The essay also won the 2015 American Society of Magazine Editors Public Interest Award.
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- Friedersdorf, Conor (7 January 2014). "When Misogynist Trolls Make Journalism Miserable for Women". The Atlantic. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
- "Amanda Hess Wins February Sidney Award for "The Next Civil Rights Issue: Why Women Aren't Welcome on the Internet"". The Sidney Hillman Foundation. February 2014. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
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