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notracist_twitter [11-Apr-14 12:48]
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 This project explores how racialised messages unfold in Twitter by focusing on the hashtag #notracist. Twitter users can include this (and other related) hashtags in messages to label seemingly ‘racist’ statements (and images/​videos) as 'not racist'​. The practice of hashtagging as a strategy of denying racist expression or propagating the ambiguities of race talk enables an understanding of the contested racialized digital ecology of Twitter. This project explores how racialised messages unfold in Twitter by focusing on the hashtag #notracist. Twitter users can include this (and other related) hashtags in messages to label seemingly ‘racist’ statements (and images/​videos) as 'not racist'​. The practice of hashtagging as a strategy of denying racist expression or propagating the ambiguities of race talk enables an understanding of the contested racialized digital ecology of Twitter.
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 +Download article (full-text):​ [[https://​www.researchgate.net/​publication/​303868342_notracist_Exploring_Racism_Denial_Talk_on_Twitter | #notracist: Exploring Racism Denial Talk on Twitter]] ​
  
 The project is funded by British Academy/​Leverhulme Small Research Grant (Apr 2013 - May 2014). ​ The project is funded by British Academy/​Leverhulme Small Research Grant (Apr 2013 - May 2014). ​
notracist_twitter.txt · Last modified: 17-Jun-16 15:39 by sanjay