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    Ferguson Spurs Hashtag Activism

    Social media reacts to the killing of Michael Brown.The ubiquity of social media and in particular, Twitter, has spawned hashtag activism which possesses both strong drawbacks and merits. On the one hand, online outrage is easy and the impact is iffy (often referred to as ‘slacktivism’). Take the #BringBackOurGirls campaign which focused on the abduction ...

    Katie Moore


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