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Bitcoin Activism: How Michelle Malkin And Suey Park Found Common Cause In Hashtag Movements

Arun Gupta | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
Arun Gupta

Suey Park is the Bitcoin of activism. Her hashtag movements are a digital phenomenon. Her value is determined by how much others buy into her. The lack of institutional backing allows her to disrupt the status quo. And just like digital currencies, hashtag activism is vulnerable to shadowy intrigues and corrupting influences.

Native Americans slam #CancelColbert movement

Indian Country Today Media Network | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy

Following a comedy bit on the Colbert Report that was intended to satirize Dan Snyder's Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, Stephen Col...

#CancelColbert Highlights The Real Problem With Racial Slurs And Comedy: Word Choice

Jessica Prois | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Jessica Prois

Using words like "Ching-Chong" on a parody show sends the message that slurs like this are all in good fun. But in a world in which racism still exists, these comments are not categorically funny in the same way other satire is.

Stephen Colbert Responds To #CancelColbert

Posted 04.01.2014 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert used his Monday night show to respond to #CancelColbert, a trending hashtag calling for his show's cancellation after the "Colbert Rep...

'Colbert Report' Lands In Hot Water Over Asian Joke

Posted 03.28.2014 | TV

No, "The Colbert Report" was not canceled. But that didn't stop #CancelColbert from trending on Twitter on Thursday, March 27. The hashtag came as a r...