The role of new media activism for the #womensmarch movement: an introduction

Part 1 of 4. I’m continuing #resist’s blogging about gender issues related to new media activism and social change by analyzing the possible rise of a new global feminist movement that has emerged from the #womensmarch. I am especially interested in how new media has supported this success and created …

Digital activism: a double-edged sword.

  “Within a system which denies the existence of basic human rights, fear tends to be the order of the day. Fear of imprisonment, fear of torture, fear of death, fear of losing friends, family, property or means of livelihood, fear of poverty, fear of isolation, fear of failure. A …

A ´diva´ hand for black women digi-activism in the Global South

We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. – The Carters A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Feb 1, 2017 at …

To boycott or not to boycott, that is the question.

“All powerful social movement tactics have always been premised on a strategic analysis of what the media environment affords. Like it or not, the era of broadcast television has ended, just as surely as the era of broadsheets and pamphlets did. The digital era supports different tactics”.[1] I’m kicking off …