But the underlying question remains if the media’s influence on activism has brought positive or negative change (Couldry, 2003). This study gives a subjective opinion on the issue of new media power in relation to its influence on global and internet activism.
The article contests the power of media on internet and global activism without any bias. It goes ahead to highlight the negative changes that relate to the issue, as well as the little positive changes, cannot go unnoticed. This article has positively analyzed the main issue in question using well researched and cited examples that explain the depth of media power’s influence on activism. Also, the article has strongly supported the political significance of internet in global activism, but it fails to point out how the same internet has negatively affected activism and influenced the general public in the process.
My passion is to see more and more activism movements get the maximum awareness that would steer the public in improving the meaning of life and fighting for their rights. My interest lies in the interaction of different media and mass media channels because with this merge; activists and other minorities would then achieve maximum information flow and efficiency public activism.
In reference to the influence of media power on activism, I would willingly get involved in the demonstration for change, including a written letter or a postal stance for a change on social media. This move is because media continues to use its power over information and coverage space to oppress many activists. For example, they have given more mainstreaming space to the marketers in advertisements more than space for news on government, policies and politics; the main pillars for political activism. Due to the commercial pressures they have even cropped in on the news space for politics in private channels too. My demonstration stance would lean toward asking this question. What happened to the rights