MARG

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Transformative Media Book Launch

Thirty people attended the book launch of Transformative Media: Intersectional Technopolitics from Indymedia to #BlackLivesMatter (UBC Press, 2021) on December 8, 2021 at the Lone Wolf Cafe in Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Remarks were given by the author, Sandra Jeppesen, who was introduced by Linda Rodenburg from Community Engagement and Lifelong

The transformative power of feminist media

by Jaina Kelly It is powerful and necessary to tell stories. The representations of characters within the stories we tell is also a powerful element that must be understood deeper. In a cultural landscape where a vast majority of adventure stories feature men as the main hero or protagonists, where can young

MARG Presents Immaterial Commons Research at Lakehead Research & Innovation Week 2019

MARG at Lakehead Research & Innovation Week 2019

From March 4-6 2019, Lakehead Orillia participated in Research and Innovation Week. It’s part of the bigger Lakehead R&I Week hosted the week before on the main campus in Thunder Bay. This week of celebrating research always kicks off with a ceremony, where community leaders and University faculty convene to

Digital movements: challenging contradictions in intersectional media and social movements

Sandra Jeppesen | 2018 | in Communicative Figurations | working paper The past decade has seen an incredible increase in global social movements adopting a wide range of digital technologies to mobilize and represent the issues and images of their time. Social movements and media activists together have played an

Intersectionality in autonomous journalism practices

Sandra Jeppesen | 2018 | in Journal of Alternative and Community Media, vol. 3, no. 1 Media activists who are women, queer, trans*, Indigenous and/or people of colour are shifting mediascapes through intersectional autonomous journalism practices. This community-based co-research project analyses data from six semi-structured focus group workshops with media