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What is ‘Clicktivism’ and is it having a detrimental effect on advocacy and activist campaigns?

Clicktivism is not exclusively the support or promotion of a cause online.

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An open letter to the Hon Andrew Leigh

Dear Andrew Leigh,

I am writing as a constituent of your electorate asking you to act on the emergency situation in several communities in Arnhem Land, NT that have been affected by Cyclone Lam in the past week, including Galiwin’ku, Milingimbi, Gapuwiyak and Ramingining. 269 more words


Social Media Charity Activism - Slacktivism or A New Avenue for Good?

In this second GiveWave post, I’d like to discuss social media as the modern means for charity activism. It’s hard to believe that just about 10-15 years ago, when you wanted to donate to a charity, you’d send a check in the mail. 652 more words


If you want to see change, don't just tweet about it

This “Saturday Night Live” opener from January 17 was funny and sad at the same time. This bit of conversation is something I’ve been thinking about for a long time: 183 more words


Save Everything!!

Over the past few months, my inbox, Facebook timeline and Twitter feed has been inundated with passionate cries to save the Buffalo Bar, Madame Jojo’s and London’s iconic Denmark Street. 839 more words

Wrestling with Slacktivsm

I started this blog post intending to publish a pithy New Year’s “let’s all promise to not do this anymore” post. But it seems to have outgrown my assumptions. 1,383 more words


On TV to talk about clicktivism, social media and trolling

I was asked to be a guest on a TV show (to air yesterday I believe) to talk about social media, and thought I’d share some of the Q&A and my notes. 1,329 more words