Becoming Visible in The Digital Age

@article{Gapova2015BecomingVI,
  title={Becoming Visible in The Digital Age},
  author={Elena Gapova},
  journal={Feminist Media Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={15},
  pages={18 - 35}
}
The Pussy Riot affair has been represented in Western media as a feminist plight for rights. This study demonstrates that this interpretation disregards the social context of the case and the negative reactions of the Russian public. I argue that the rejection of Pussy Riot by a large segment of post-Soviet society is related to two factors. First, the group's members practice media activism and belong with new social movements of the post-industrial era. They challenge cultural codes and… Expand
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