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Does celebrity activism matter?
In American society, awareness is action - but when attention is its own goal, nothing else gets accomplished.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2012 11:54 GMT
US group releases second 'Kony 2012' video
Invisible Children launches second internet film to rally activist network behind campaign to catch Uganda rebel leader.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2012 04:34 GMT
The subjectivity of slacktivism
The past month has witnessed the most viral video and the most viral petition of all time - all due to slacktivism.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 09:51 GMT
Uganda launches video to counter 'Kony 2012'
Prime minister says online campaign will correct "false impression" given by US group's film that Uganda is in conflict.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 20:35 GMT
'Kony 2012' filmmaker detained in San Diego
Co-head of Invisible Children taken to hospital after reportedly being found screaming at traffic in a state of undress.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 20:16 GMT
Kony 2012: A humanitarian illusion
The viral video campaign may have reached tens of millions of people, but its message is simplistic and misleading.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 11:32 GMT
Russia's election, Kony2012 and online voyeur justice
For a new kind of online propaganda, a massive viewership not only receives the message: it is the message.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2012 15:04 GMT
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A soft approach to returning British fighters
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Libya: The war nobody can win
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