#CommunicationSoWhite: Race and Power in the Academy and Beyond

Ng, Eve; White, Khadijah and Saha, Anamik. 2020. #CommunicationSoWhite: Race and Power in the Academy and Beyond. Communication, Culture and Critique, 13(2), pp. 143-151. [Article]

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The debates and critiques of #CommunicationSoWhite have arisen as responses to troubling academic and political contexts, which are complexly intertwined. We are in the midst of widespread expansion and ascendance of white supremacy globally, as disturbingly evident in the trajectories, rhetoric, and actions of Donald Trump in the United States, the United Kingdom's Boris Johnson, and the Golden Dawn in Greece, alongside the growing power of right-wing and authoritarian regimes more generally: China under Xi, India under Modi, Brazil under Bolsonaro, and others. At this moment of such cultural and political crises, a critical mass of scholars, recognizing the centrality of media and communication in facilitating...

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12 February 2020Accepted
3 June 2020Published

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09 Jun 2020 10:30

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