Browsing by Subject "Activist media"
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Activist communication design on social media: The case of online solidarity against forced Islamic lifestyle Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Sage Publications, 2021)This article explores the relationship between connective and collective group identity through the example of “You Won’t Walk Alone,” a social media platform of solidarity for women suffering from the pressures of Islamic dress code in Turkey. While Turkey has a long history of conservative women’s initiatives against secular institutional code and of secular women against Islamic and misogynist social reactions, the social media platform You Won’t Walk Alone (Yalnız Yürümeyeceksin) illustrates ...
Social business in online financing: Crowdfunding narratives of independent documentary producers in Turkey Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Sage Publications Ltd, 2015)Crowdfunding is a relatively novel concept in Turkish public discourse. Yet activist media producers in Turkey actively use online opportunities to solicit production post-production and distribution financing. This article explores crowdfunding as a signifier that draws public attention to media texts for which online funding drives are performed. As crowdfunding campaigns circulate through social media they forge publics around the related films videos stories and more significantly the social ...