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
Indymedia legacies in Brazil and Spain: the integration of techno political and intersectional media practices Luiza Aikawa, Sandra Jeppesen and MARG | 2020 | article in Media, Culture & Society The Indymedia network is recognized for its open-editorial platform, as well as its prefigurative combination of technological tactics and organizational
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.
Toward an intersectional political economy of autonomous media resources Sandra Jeppesen and Kamilla Petrick | 2018 | article in Interface: a journal for and about social movements This paper presents results of a co-research project with autonomous media activists to analyze the challenges they face when mobilizing resources, and the
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
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
Beyond academic freedom: Canadian neoliberal universities in the global context Sandra Jeppesen and Holly Nazar | 2012 | article in TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies In April 2010, the University of Toronto announced receipt of a thirty-five million dollar donation from the Peter and Melanie Munk Charitable Foundation to