Slacktivism, no more: “Sanctifying” Digital Humanitarianism in a Hypermediated Refugee Crisis

In the global media coverage of the present refugee crisis in Europe, digital activism has yet again received a bad name. All too familiar charges of slacktivism or armchair activism […]

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Kanye West and the Third Space: An artist’s complicated relationship to living in an as-if space

Before I launch into any kind of examination or commentary on what I am about to attempt to understand, I should offer the following disclaimer. While I have found Kanye […]

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The Day Beyoncé Rocked the Super Bowl: An exploration into why Beyoncé’s performance turned into a controversy; Or, How Media are Confronting Privilege, Part 1

Unless you have managed to escape all popular culture within the United States, you are likely aware that the Super Bowl happened not too long ago.  You are also likely […]

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The Sewol Ferry Disaster, New Formations of the Social, and Digital Media (Part 2)

In my prior blog post, I covered two of six themes interwoven with the issue of religion and digital media in terms of the Sewol Ferry Disaster: 1) hyper-connectivity in and […]

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