Research

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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

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

MARG: toward an antiauthoritarian profeminist media research methodology

Sandra Jeppesen, Toni Hounslow, Sharmeen Khan & Kamilla Petrick | 2017 | in Feminist Media Studies In this article we map a taxonomy of activist-research, illustrating how MARG brings together five specific methodologies— activist-led issue-based research, militant participatory ethnography, feminist community research, prefigurative antiauthoritarian feminist participatory action research (PAFPAR), and

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