Assistant Professor, School of Media and CommunicationMontclair State University
Self-brandingThanks for the thoughtful responses, guys! I would agree that the branding issue is definitely pertinent in the red equal sign example, as well as in social media-based activism more generally. I would argue for a distinction, however, between the brandin ...
Re: 'Restoring Honor,' Appropriating Images: The Conservative Movement’s Co-optation of Shepard Fairey’s Obama Portrait
RE: Glenn Beck rallyThank you for the great questions about this piece. At the Glenn Beck rally, I observed a great amount of right-wing political advocacy. Anti-Obama T-shirts were also in abundance, as were a multitude of Tea Party shirts, "Don't Tread on Me" ...