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Local voices to global audiences | Social media and online activism

  Social media has change the way the world communicates, making it easier to mobilize for collective action (Woldsfeld et al 2013). With technology as the driving force of online activism, social networks roles are to mobilise, coordinate and disseminate … Continue reading

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Our convergent culture of participatory journalism

The future of journalism is happening now in the present. Convergence and the development of new technologies has allowed for a new audience to emerge, a participatory culture that is challenging traditional journalistic norms. Author and philosopher Alain de Botton … Continue reading

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Our lives are now digital and technology is wearable

Trends and technological innovations enable a phone to be in fashion one week and out the next. The tangible product we call a book is being replaced by an electronic gadget the size of our palm. We assume that old … Continue reading

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