Deen Freelon

American University’s Center for Media & Social Impact

Assistant Professor of Communications at American University’s Center for Media & Social Impact

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Technology has changed the way police incidents are captured, viewed and shared. But how has social media been used to shape the national conversation that follows?

The Power of Hashtag Activism

Technology has changed the way police incidents are captured, viewed and shared. But how has social media been used to shape the national conversation that follows?

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