Communication and Social Transformation Master Programme: ILT508 – Mass Media and ICTs in Development and Social Transformation References: Aeron Davis – Whither Mass Media and Power? Evidence for a Critical Elite Theory Alternative – Media Culture Society 2003 25: 669 Albert Bandura (2001): Social Cognitive Theory of Mass Communication, Media Psychology, 3:3, 265-299 Alfred Hermida, […]

Communications and Social Transformation Master Programme ILT510 Activism, Digital Activism and Hacktivism References: Activism Articles Andreas Jungherr – The Digiactive Guide to Twitter for Activism Athina Karatzogianni – Social Movement Theory and Sociopolitical Cyberconflicts – Tenth International Conference on Alternative Futures and Popular Protest Manchester Metropolitan University Bart Cammaerts – Activism and Media – Reclaiming […]

When the government/companies use the technology for surveillance; called “security, public safety, marketing, economy”, but when an individual use the technology “to observe” the government; called “committed to crime”. The interesting thing in both situation, individuals are willingly put themselves in these surveillance and crime. One called itself democracy, the other one’s anarchy. For both […]

Anonymous has announced the new plan for an attack to the social Network Facebook on November 5th, 2011. In mid-July a posted video on Youtube by Anonymous claims Facebook for selling the information to government agencies and spying users all around the world. And privacy issues are also delusion. Operation Facebook DATE: November 5, 2011. […]

When I was a child, before the internet enters my life, we all played lots of games ourselves or previous generations had invented. Now, with the rise of the new age coming to our lives with its goods and bads, we can not learn from the bads before experiencing them. However, we can protect ourselves […]

LulzSec who was behind sophisticated hacking acts, launched its website and released all hacked data from Sony, PBS,  Fox News as below. As stated by LulzSec; We recently broke into and compromised over 1,000,000 users’ personal information, including passwords, email addresses, home addresses, dates of birth, and all Sony opt-in data associated with their […]