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What if Goliath was White?

This post finally answers the question, “What do you get when an English major watches a TED talk on David and Goliath?” The answer: a connection between one of the most famous bible stories, Nazi’s in Charlottesville, and social media. 779 more words

The Uses of Digital Literacies

Week 2

Blog Post 1

The Uses of Digital Literacies – The ‘Click and Go’ Generation 

To be digitally aware involves being literate. This extends beyond ‘the ability to read and write’, or processing ‘knowledge that relates to a specified subject’ (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). 488 more words

Digital Age

'Was it the Labour doorstep or the Labour smartphone that swung it for Jeremy?', UK Election Analysis, 2017, 19 June 2017

Although we need more research before we can categorically confirm that it was ‘the young wot swung it for Labour’ at the General Election, it looks more than possible. 789 more words

Social Media + Digital Activism

What potentialities and limitations does online media offer activists attempting to drive social change?

For this video I wanted to highlight the notion of social media as a resource and discuss the ways in which activist groups are able to capitalise off that resource. 1,022 more words

Closing Remarks

The purpose of this blog was to research and give supporting evidence to show the negative impacts of clicktivism and how you can go beyond clicktivism. 448 more words


Online Activism 101

Most of us feel the inherent need to help and give back to society every once in a while. With social media  and in general the increased accessibility of communication channels, the so-called “online activism” has become a fairly easy and quick process. 1,129 more words


"FYI to Keyboard Warriors and Clicktivists: No One Can Hear You"

An article on MORPHEUS goes into the limits of clicktivism. Not only does the article touch base on what clicktivism is not, but it addresses how we can repurpose clicktivism and use the benefits for good.  49 more words