Transformative media: Intersectional technopolitics from Indymedia to #BlackLivesMatter Sandra Jeppesen | 2021 | book published by UBC Press In 1999, Seattle activists adopted cutting-edge livestream technology to cover protests against the World Trade Organization. The global Indymedia network that emerged established the importance of alternative, anti-capitalist media for marginalized groups.
Intersectional technopolitics in social movement and media activism Sandra Jeppesen | 2021 | article in International Journal of Communication Digital media activism is emblematic of our time. From the beginnings of livestream and email activism by Indymedia in the global justice movement (GJM) two decades ago, through the digitally facilitated
by Kamilla Petrick, Sandra Jeppesen and the Media Action Research Group In the early spring of 2017, my Ontario, Canada-based feminist research collective, the Media Action Research Group (MARG), sent me on an exciting ten-day mission to Brazil. The objective: to meet and interview grassroots media activists striving to amplify the stories,
Intersectionality in autonomous journalism practices Sandra Jeppesen | 2018 | article in Journal of Alternative & Community Media 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
“We have to bring it back to the context of the history of oppression, and how it relates to all marginalized communities. As we protect indigenous sovereignty, we can do a lot to protect other marginalized communities”
Direct-action journalism: resilience in grassroots autonomous media Sandra Jeppesen | 2016 | article in Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies 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