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(Communications & Information) a website that allows subscribers to interact, typically by requesting that others add them to their visible list of contacts, by forming or joining sub-groups based around shared interests, or publishing content so that a specified group of subscribers can access it
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Radsch is Advocacy Director at the Committee to Protect Journalists and author of Cyberactivism and Citizen Journalism in Egypt: Digital Dissidence and Political Change.
Shooting for a cause: Cyberactivism and genre hybridization in The Cove.
In spite of that, in social interactions mediated by technology, such as those of cyberactivism, many of these factors are not available either for the actors/actresses, or for the audience.
In a strong sense this first global movement of dissidence based on the export of countercultural youth styles around the globe also set the condition and tone for the second and third global movements: the anti-capitalist and anti-globalization struggles of 1990s and 2000s, a kind of rainbow coalition with a strong ecology and sustainability orientation,12 and; the movement of cyberactivism that grew from the hacker cultures of the 1960s (Levy, 1984) dedicated to the principle of free information to its maturity in the work of Richard Stallman and Linus Torvalds, as intellectual leaders of the openness movement.
Analyzing Cyberactivism in Mexico: The Case of #IamDoctor17
In the first two chapters, the authors set the conceptual foundation of the monograph and explore the literature on the potential democratizing effect of the internet with a special focus on political blogging and cyberactivism, in particular, in Egypt.
The book contains essays on cyberactivism on the Net of indigenous peoples from Ghana, Burundi, Palestine, and Iraq.
Internet art began to be inundated with critical and protest actions coming under the designation of hacktivism and cyberactivism.
The Zapatista case illustrates the origin of ideological cyberactivism that allowed for the first time rebels challenging the authority in a non-violent manner.
As part of the project, Landzelius's edited the volume Going Native on the Net: Indigenous Cyberactivism and Virtual Diasporas over the Wond Wide Web.