Dr Paolo Gerbaudo discusses the use of social media by political activists, including those involved in the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street. He also examines ways social media can be used by the state as a tool of repression. The interview follows a collaboration with Headlong on a new production of Orwell’s 1984. The [...]
Article published on openDemocracy While the new social movements of the 70s and 80, and after them the anti-globalisation movement made a point of being a minority, contemporary movements make claim to representing the majority of the people. http://www.opendemocracy.net/paolo-gerbaudo/not-fearing-to-be-liked-majoritarianism-of-contemporary-protest-culture
Video of my book presentation at the MIT Center for Civic Media
Tweets and the Streets is now officially out! You can download the Introduction + Table of Content here I am really looking forward to hearing what readers think of the book. You can either post comments to this post or contact me privately via email by using the contact page.