Author Archives: Adriano Pedrana

Blog presentation, today 10:30am CET

Would you like to ‘virtually’ meet and hear this blog’s contributors? Join us live on our online presentation, today from 10:30am CET (9:30am UTC), on Malmo University Bambuser channel.

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Crap-tivism: a new baby for slacktivism?

There is a new form of slacktivism and clicktivism – one that, besides doing any good, does some harm… Continue reading

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Comdev in action in Palestine

Palestine has come back to the headline news recently. To get an insider view from the Communication 4 Development point of view, you can follow live on Bambuser Malmoe Professor Tobias Denskus interviewing Rebecca Bengtsson, Communications Officer with the Temporary … Continue reading

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Natural Language Generator: a double-faced weapon for activism

This piece of news may have gone unnoticed internationally: Italy’s reform of the electoral law risks to be blocked by Roberto Calderoli, an MP from the opposition. At the beginning of September 2015, Mr Calderoli has deposited no fewer than 500,000 … Continue reading

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Blogs and Bullets, New Media in Contentious Politics (book review)

The report Blogs and Bullets, New Media in Contentious Politics focuses on the influence of new media over political movements. Its authors try to have a disenchanted look on the then (in 2010) fairly new phenomenon, keeping a clear distance … Continue reading

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