27 Apr 2024

Alexi Mostrous: Who Trolled Amber?

From Saturday Morning, 10:05 am on 27 April 2024

Photo: supplied/Tortoise Media

You could hardly avoid the gruesome spectacle of the Amber Heard-Johnny Depp trial - it made the nightly news, but it made a much bigger splash on social media.

But was there something else at play? Was Amber Heard the victim of an orchestrated campaign of misinformation?

Alexi Mostrous of Tortoise Media is a London-based journalist who has previously tackled catfishing and disinformation in his previous very popular podcasts Sweet Bobby and Hoaxed.

Alexi joins Susie to talk about how, with the help of a team of data analysts, he dug through hundreds of thousands of tweets to uncover the shocking revelations of his latest series Who Trolled Amber?