Article: Feminist activism and social media – the medium is not the message

#MeToo is another slogan for another revolutionary movement, and the fact that it’s a hashtag does not render it frivolous, it simply reflects the reality of modern communication. Information and collective protest are not passed on by pamphlets or songs anymore, they’re shared on social media. There’s a touch of the luddite in her conflation […]... Read More

Spook: Belle Gibson, Scott McIntyre and media accountability

There‚Äôs nothing like a good bit of self-righteous anger, am I right? That splendid feeling that someone has done something reprehensible, committed some terribly offensive offence that we can condemn with sincere loathing, thereby reassuring ourselves of our own staunch virtue. And sharing our indignation with likeminded folk is just extra righteous sauce on the […]... Read More