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Tuesday, July 14 • 9:00am - 10:30am
COC-T1a: Digital activism - Using ‘new’ technologies for media activism and social change

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Chair: Dorothy Kidd


Claudia Magallanes-Blanco, Isabel Lozno-Maurer (Universidad Iberoamericana Puebla): Challenging the dominant capitalist system and the telecommunication corporations through technological self-determination: A look at the first community cellular network in Mexico.

Sarah Harney (Carleton University): Media framing of Canada’s missing and murdered Indigenous women: Challenging hegemony through digital activism.

Maude Gauthier & Kimberly Sawchuk (Concordia University): ACTipedia: Addressing the invisibility of critical ageing studies on Wikipedia.

Karoline Truchon (Concordia University): Web plat(per)form(ing) social issues. The impacts of coding and graphic design on storytelling by community and human rights organizations.

Tuesday July 14, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am

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