Essays about: "online activism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words online activism.

  1. 1. #Makesmthng – consume less, make more : political consumption and sustainable lifestyle on Instagram, a case study of a Greenpeace campaign

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Ronja Wutzler; [2019]
    Keywords : political consumption; political participation; online activism; Greenpeace; commodity activism; sustainable consumption; environmental communication; Instagram; social media analysis; multimodal analysis; slacktivism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Buying less and making instead - through upcycling, creating and repairing things - is the motto of the Instagram account make smthng, a Greenpeace campaign focussing on political consumption to deal with the environmental crisis we are in today. With climate change being one of the most pressing issues of our time, finding effective ways of communicating a more sustainable lifestyle is a very important research area in media and communication studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. “Only you can save my life” Saudi women and public protest on Twitter A Critical Discourse Analysis of emergency calls for protection or protest and the users’ responses in return.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lina Alkowatly; [2019]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; Saudi Women; Twitter; Private and public Sphere; Online Protest; Saudi Arabia;

    Abstract : Since the Arab Spring uprisings in 2011, Twitter has proven to be a useful mobilization tool for citizens within the relatively closed societies of the Arab world. Twitter affirms that unheard voices can now be heard and the claims on social and political practices are being exposed to public discussion. READ MORE

  3. 3. An analysis of the #AidToo movement on Twitter: What impacts can a hashtag achieve on sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Natacha Cornaz; [2019]
    Keywords : #AidToo; #MeToo; aid; online activism; safeguarding; SEA; sexual exploitation and abuse; social movements; Twitter;

    Abstract : Abuses and sexual misconduct have been present in the aid sector for decades. In 2013, a UN investigation declared sexual exploitation and abuse the most significant risk to UN peacekeeping missions. Nevertheless, the culture of impunity and hypocrisy still prevails in the aid sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Archiving in the era of online activism : challenges and practices of collecting and providing access to activist social media archives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för ABM och digitala kulturer

    Author : Lisa Lindström; [2019]
    Keywords : ALM; archival science; social media archives; web archives; digital activism; activist collections; digital collections; copyright and intellectual property; privacy and confidentiality; archival access; Cultural Sciences;

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  5. 5. Feminism and media, opportunities and limitations of digital practices

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Jéromine O. Boizot; [2019]
    Keywords : Feminism; media; Digital Practice; Digital Sisterhoods; Feminist media; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : Researches done on social movements and media are often conducted at a micro-level, focusing on the individual activity (Klandermans 1997), or the macro level, excluding the meso level, linking the two first levels together. Furthermore, studies focusing on the relation between feminism as a social movement and media often neglect to identify the opportunities and the limitations of such an intersection. READ MORE