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The Power of a Hashtag

The Power of a Hashtag

This Fall, #BlackLivesMatter, a powerful hashtag movement coursed through Twitter in response to the murder of an unarmed Michael Brown..

Working Black Media

Working Black Media

Do you know who Tamala Jones is? What about John Witherspoon or Regina Hall? Are you familiar with K Michelle, Nicole Beharie, Ava DuVernay,..

f(E)ar(BOLA)

f(E)ar(BOLA)

In Jacob Sullum’s Reason.com article, “Ebola Panic Control“, it is stated that: “The current policies enacted by New York, New Jersey and..

Word of Message: Summer 2014

Word of Message: Summer 2014

Summer 2014 was full of viral messaging, complete with unique memes for fundraising (the Ice Bucket Challenge), a Kickstarter campaign..

Doc Power and Impact

Doc Power and Impact

It’s no secret that The Viral Media Lab is a fan of social change documentaries. We’ve featured posts on feature..

Occupying Debt

Occupying Debt

My dear friend Kaity Thomson posted a link on her Facebook wall yesterday evening.  The article titled, “Occupy Wall Street activists..