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
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
Toward an anarchist-feminist analytics of power Sandra Jeppesen | 2019 | chapter in The Anarchist Imagination: Anarchism Encounters the Humanities and the Social Sciences This is a broad ranging introduction to twenty-first-century anarchism which includes a wide array of theoretical approaches as well as a variety of empirical and geographical
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.
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
MARG: toward an antiauthoritarian profeminist media research methodology Sandra Jeppesen, Toni Hounslow, Sharmeen Khan and Kamilla Petrick | 2017 | article in Feminist Media Studies In this article we map a taxonomy of activist-research, illustrating how MARG brings together five specific methodologies— activist-led issue-based research, militant participatory ethnography, feminist community
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