Yearly archives: 2016

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ASN 2016 Conference report back

by Sandra Jeppesen In September 2016 I traveled to Loughborough in the UK to present our research on anti-authoritarian feminist media activism at ASN4 – Anarchist Studies Network. ASN4 was probably the best anarchist conference I’ve participated in. The theme this year was ‘anarchist feminism’, so there were a lot

2016 Media Activism Research Conference

From May 12 to 15, 2016 approximately ninety scholars, activists and artists from far and wide (many from both coasts of Canada, as well as participants from India, South Africa, Turkey, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the US) converged on the Lakehead University Orillia campus to take part in the

Direct-action journalism: resilience in grassroots autonomous media

Sandra Jeppesen | 2016 | in Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 383-403 Situating grassroots autonomous media within complex contemporary media ecologies and protest movements, this article uses resilience theory to critically analyse the characteristics generative of adaptive capacity in alternative media. The organizing