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
Radical media – Routledge handbook of radical politics Sandra Jeppesen | 2019 | chapter in Routledge handbook of radical politics Successive waves of global protest since 1999 have encouraged leading contemporary political theorists to argue that politics has fundamentally changed in the last twenty years, with a new type of
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.
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
by Shelagh Pizey-Allen In January 2017, Toronto police officers were captured on video Tasering and kicking a person who was restrained and lying on the ground. One officer threatened to seize the video: “Stop recording or I’m going to seize your phone as evidence and then you’re going to lose your phone.”