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.
Hybrid media activism: Ecologies, imaginaries, algorithms Emiliano Treré | 2019 | book published by Routledge This book is an extensive investigation of the complexities, ambiguities and shortcomings of contemporary digital activism. The author deconstructs the reductionism of the literature on social movements and communication, proposing a new conceptual vocabulary based
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,
Digital movements: challenging contradictions in intersectional media and social movements Sandra Jeppesen | 2018 | working paper in Comunnicative Figurations 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.
Comparing digital protest media imaginaries: anti-austerity movements in Greece, Italy & Spain Emiliano Treré, Sandra Jeppesen and Alice Mattoni | 2017 | article in tripleC This article presents findings from an empirical study of repertoires of contention and communication engaged during anti-austerity protests by the Indignados in Spain, the precarious
Understanding alternative media power: mapping content & practice to theory, ideology, and political action Sandra Jeppesen | 2016 | article in Democratic Communiqué Alternative media is a term that signifies a range of media forms and practices, from radical critical media to independent media, and from grassroots autonomous media to
Media ecologies and protest movements: main perspectives and key lessons Emiliano Treré, Alice Mattoni | 2016 | article in Information, Communication & Society Studies adopting the media ecology metaphor to investigate social movements form a promising strand of literature that has emerged in the last years to overcome the communicative