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Podcast: Social Media Activism and the Rise of "Slacktivism"

If you ask anyone close to me, they’ll be able to tell you I spend way too much time doing two things. Trawling through social media, and watching obscure political documentaries on Netflix. 622 more words

The first two quotes in Journal.ie article on 'Pro-Life' SaveThe8th launch are from men...

The No campaign in the upcoming #RepealThe8th referendum is definitely starting on the back foot and thus it will be interesting to watch it’s media strategy between now and May 25. 322 more words

Irish Politics

'Inequality in America: A National Town Hall' is required viewing all over the world

Apologies once more for the gap in posts – financial realities mean we have had to prioritise our monetised site in recent weeks as it has been a busy time for content over there. 66 more words

US Politics

MSD Student Activists & Their Platforms

“Adult political figures trying beat teens at Twitter owns is the social media equivalent of getting involved in a land war in Asia.” This tweet by Aaron Sankin is the single most concise description of the movement started by teenagers from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 544 more words

Social Media

Looking beyond social media activism and its various outlets-

Economic activism to put it in plain and simple terms involves the use of economic power for change.Both conservative and liberal groups use economic activism to boycott or outbid companies and organizations that do not see eye to eye with them, in terms of the political, religious, or social values. 415 more words

Impressive words and actions from Varadkar on #RepealThe8th announcement but how media will frame the debate remains to be seen

After much urging to announce both date and format regarding a referendum on the Eighth Amendment, Leo Varadkar’s government has finally done so.

Article by Rónán Duffy in The Journal on January 30, 2018… 367 more words

Irish Politics