Tagged with Politics

Sosiale revolusjoner?

INTERNETT Sosiale medier kommer i annen rekke. Fattigdom, undertrykkelse og korrupsjon er nøkkelen til å forstå den arabiske våren. (Article for the Norwegian weekly Morgenbladet about the social media’s role in the arabic spring,  based on the article by Wolfsfeld, Segev and Sheafer) Hva: Forskning på sosiale mediers rolle i den arabiske våren. Hvem: Gadi Wolfsfeld, Elad Segev … Continue reading

ABC of video memes

Curious about memes? I’ve written a column for the Norwegian weekly Morgenbladet about memes, inspired by the fascinating article: An anatomy of a YouTube meme by Limor Shifman, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. (The article in Morgenbladet – yes, in Norwegian) Hva: Mangelfull maskulinitet, humor og populærkultur er viktige ingredienser i de meste vellykkede Youtube-memene. Hvem: Limor Shifman, førsteamanuensis ved Hebrew … Continue reading

Yes, we can – watch politics at YouTube

Ah, I love the political pop videos on YouTube, like already famous Obama girl. Here is another one of Obame Girl vs. Guiliani Girl, and what about this prank All produced by Barely Political‘s crew with foxy ladies. And recently, it is getting even more absurd. Did you know that America could be staying in … Continue reading