Slacktivism: How powerful is online activism?

Slacktivism is a funny little hybrid word - a portmanteau of ‘slacker’ and ‘activism’.  It applies to ‘actions taken to bring about political or social change but requiring only minimal commitment, effort, or risk’, but more generally referring to the casual liking or retweeting of political or issue-led content online in lieu of mobilising IRL. Over the … Continue reading Slacktivism: How powerful is online activism?

Bring Back Derek? Not Signing but Not Watching Either

“It’s a beautiful day to save lives." 😭 #GreysAnatomy pic.twitter.com/xK7QQQPKJ6 — Lana_Jen☁️ (@lanajenpie) May 1, 2015 It’s the second Thursday since That Episode. The episode that ended the McDream. That caused a general fan meltdown. That resulted in a boycott, a Change.org petition, and a gazillion tweets calling Shonda Rhimes a monster. .@shondarhimes YOU ARE … Continue reading Bring Back Derek? Not Signing but Not Watching Either