political economy

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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

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