Festival of Feminist Ideas and Action – Podcast #4

Available on PodOmatic


 Feminism, Activism and Social Media

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Once heralded as a haven for free speech and democratic dialogue, the online world has come to be characterised by the same gender inequalities as the offline world. In this podcast, Marloes Jansen, Ruth Lewis and Jessica O’Donnell (all Northumbria University) discuss their research findings about women’s experiences online, how women explore the potential of social media for political activism and their strategies for responding to and resisting online abuse.

 

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