Media Activism as Movement? Collective Identity Formation in the World Forum of Free Media

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Hilde C. Stephansen (2017)
  • Publisher: Cogitatio
  • Journal: Media and Communication (issn: 2183-2439)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17645/mac.v5i3.1034
  • Subject: Medienpolitik, Informationspolitik, Medienrecht | social movement | media | soziale Bewegung | kollektive Identität | Informationsfreiheit | FMML | World Forum of Free Media | Media Politics, Information Politics, Media Law | media law | communication | alternative media | Kommunikation | communication rights | media activism | media democracy movement | News media, journalism, publishing | social movements | freedom of information | Medienrecht | Communication. Mass media | alternative | democracy | 10800 | World Social Forum | collective identity | P87-96 | Demokratie | Medien | Publizistische Medien, Journalismus,Verlagswesen

More than simply tools used by social movements to reach other substantive aims, media are increasingly becoming subjects of activism. This article contributes to advancing understanding of such media-focused activism through a case study of the World Forum of Free Medi... View more
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