The Design Justice Zine Issue #3 is now available to download! (selfie: I edited & contributed to this issue). Of special interest to designers, devs, hackers, social justice activists, and you! Design Justice Zine Issue #3: Design Justice for Action Edited by Sasha Costanza-Chock Designed by Una Lee, Victoria Barnett, Taylor Stewart Free download– High[…]
I’m pleased to announce that I’m a coauthor (with Ernest J. Wilson, III and Michelle C. Forelle) of a chapter in this new book, The Communication Crisis in America, And How to Fix It, edited by Mark Lloyd and Lewis A. Friedland. The book “addresses the specific communication needs of the poor, racial/ethnic, women, immigrant[…]
Exciting news! Together with Chris Schweidler and the Transformative Media Organizing Project, we’ve published findings from our nationwide participatory action research into media activism by LGBTQ and Two-Spirit advocacy organizations in Media, Culture & Society – one of the top peer-reviewed journals in the field of media studies. The abstract and link to full text[…]
At last! After a year long process of reviews, edits, and messy file conversion problems, the paper that I coauthored with Pablo Rey Mazon about newspaper analysis with PageOneX is freely available from the Open Access journal International Journal of Communication! Here’s the abstract: PageOneX is a Free/Libre and Open Source Software tool that we[…]
By Sasha Costanza-Chock (@schock), Christine Schweidler (email@example.com), and Charlie DeTar (firstname.lastname@example.org) Note: This is an English translation of an article that originally appeared in 2013 in La Vanguardia Dossier: “The Power of the Networks:” http://www.lavanguardia.com/internacional/20131217/54397298092/el-poder-de-las-redes-sociales-vanguardia-dossier.html On 17 September 2011, a small group of activists took over New York City’s Zuccotti Park. They triggered[…]
Check out Towards Transformative Media Organizing, a strengths & needs assessment of LGBTQ & Two-Spirit media activism that I’m proud to have played a key role in as Principle Investigator, published in 2015. This report, and the Transformative Media Organizing project, links LGBTQ & Two-Spirit and allied media makers, online organizers, and tech-activists across the United[…]
Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets! Transmedia organizing in the immigrant rights movement, my first book, is available from MIT Press as a free, creative commons licensed download, or for purchase in e-book and hardcover formats, here: http://bit.ly/shadows-streets.