memes

Dec
05
Engaged Reading Digest: Memes, cancel culture and baby Yoda

Engaged Reading Digest: Memes, cancel culture and baby Yoda

Memes aren't just juvenile fun - they're a potent weapon in the political armory, and we have to start taking them seriously.
3 min read
Sep
12
Media Literacy will not create trust in journalism

Media Literacy will not create trust in journalism

There's an assumption that just training people to be critical of media will help deal with misinformation. That's wrong.
3 min read
May
14
What would happen if journalists got the hell off Facebook?

What would happen if journalists got the hell off Facebook?

Mathew Ingram wrote a typically interesting and provocative post last week, asking if the news industry should just get the
2 min read
Jan
28
Rise of the Memeocracy — and its cost

Rise of the Memeocracy — and its cost

We reward the ability to win attention with fame, validation and money. But that comes with a psychological price.
1 min read
Mar
07
Understanding the meme

Understanding the meme

Abby Rabinowitz, writing for Nautilus about memes: But trawling the Internet, I found a strange paradox: While memes were everywhere,
1 min read
Aug
28
Giphy starting to rank Gifs by popularity

Giphy starting to rank Gifs by popularity

Giphy wants to tell you how dank1 your memes are: You can see view counts for every GIF from an
1 min read