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In the formation of protest group Wake up About the War, law student Abbey Reyes raises possibly the most important question of online activism
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“Could you imagine going back to the days of phone trees and local meetings?” (Reyes, cited in Keefe 2003).
In this age of YouTube sensations and the surprisingly ubiquitous “I’ll meet you on Facebook,” it can’t come as much of a surprise when social media, our contemporary public forum, crosses paths with the original public form, politics. 844 more words
Sensational stories sell. Sex scandals, murders and Kanye West’s smile hold public interest and are shared. It’s theorised that sensational journalism can help spread a dominant public opinion and even influence readers political views, … 333 more words