Activism in the digital age
Activism has changed in the digital age. Social movements and activists need media. Counter movements use their own and mass media to mobilise and to have impact. Mass media in modern societies opened a space for critiquing the rulers. Access to media was necessary to have an influential voice in mediatised modern societies. With this file Diggit Magazine tries to understand the rise of new social movements and their use of the internet to spread their message and organise resistance in the 21st century.