Audio - Right Rising

Memes and Chan Culture

| Mar. 30, 2021

Overview

Guests Blyth Crawford and Florence Keen join Right Rising to give us a deep dive into Chan culture and the particular media — and memes — created by Chan users. Along with host Augusta Dell'Omo, Blyth and Florence explore the ambivalent relationship between mainstream social media and Chan sites and how that complicates de-platforming efforts. Breaking down the Black Lives Matter movement and the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on Chan culture, Blyth and Florence explore how Chan platforms use humor to dispense racist and misogynistic messages. For the study conducted by Blyth and Florence,  visit here.

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