The New Digital Media and Activist Networking within Anti–Corporate Globalization Movements

@article{Juris2005TheND,
  title={The New Digital Media and Activist Networking within Anti–Corporate Globalization Movements},
  author={Jeffrey Scott Juris},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={597},
  pages={189 - 208}
}
  • J. Juris
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Art
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
This article examines how anti–corporate globalization activists have used new digital technologies to coordinate actions, build networks, practice media activism, and physically manifest their emerging political ideals. Since the World Trade Organization protests in Seattle, and through subsequent mobilizations against multilateral institutions and forums in Prague, Quebec, Genoa, Barcelona, and Porto Alegre, activists have used e-mail lists, Web pages, and open editing software to organize… 
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