Activism vs. Slacktivism Debate

Does activism via digital channels work? It depends on who you ask. Skeptics, realists and optimists debate the impact of digital activism. The debate occurred on 21 March, 2011 in Oxford, UK as part of eCampaigning Forum 2011.
Activism vs. Slacktivism Debate: Highlights and Reactions

Activism vs. Slacktivism Debate: Highlights and Reactions

by Caroline Puntis — last modified Oct 02, 2013 06:03 AM

The five-minute version of the Activism vs. Slacktivism Debate with panellist highlights and participant reactions.

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Is clicktivism hurting activism?

Is clicktivism hurting activism?

by Micah White — last modified Oct 02, 2013 06:00 AM

Micah White's (Contributing Editor, Adbusters) argues that clicktivism is hurting activism and merely a combination of marketing with computer science.

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What does the evidence say about slacktivism?

What does the evidence say about slacktivism?

by Tom Steinberg — last modified May 22, 2013 11:56 AM

Tom Steinberg shares perspectives and research on what we really know and don't about e-campaigning based on academic research findings.

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Activists Use Any Tools At Hand

Activists Use Any Tools At Hand

by Paul Hilder — last modified May 22, 2013 11:56 AM

Paul Hilder argues that real activists use the tools available to them, and always have.

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Activism is disturbing the present in service of the future

Activism is disturbing the present in service of the future

by Sam Smith — last modified May 22, 2013 11:56 AM

Sam Smith looks forward into the future consequences of a couple of example online campaigns in the UK.

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Good Activism and Bad Activism

Good Activism and Bad Activism

by David Babbs — last modified May 22, 2013 11:56 AM

David Babbs says good activism is coming together and achieving impact in the world and impact on people. Bad activism achieves neither. Tools are secondary.

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The message matters, not the tools

The message matters, not the tools

by Eric Lee — last modified May 22, 2013 11:56 AM

Eric Lee says social media is like the horse that Paul Revere rode the night the American revolution began. Without a fast and robust horse, Revere could never have sparked the rebellion. What is remembered about that night is the message he carried.

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Balancing digital with non-digital activism

Balancing digital with non-digital activism

by Naomi McAuliffe — last modified May 22, 2013 11:56 AM

Naomi McAuliffe advocates that good activism requires a balanced approach and using the right technology, not just popular technology.

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Panel Questions/Comments & Answer

Panel Questions/Comments & Answer

by Caroline Puntis — last modified May 22, 2013 11:56 AM

The Activism vs. Slacktivism Debate Panel answer questions and respond to comments.

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