A new film about Kony 2012 is a lesson in how not to fight simplification with more simplification.
Nine conclusions we can draw from the hype machine that was the viral advocacy campaign, Kony 2012. One of them was that ordinary Ugandans saw right through it.
Like so many others I am glad to see more people around the world take up
There is nothing heroic about running a cushy, big-spending non-profit like Invisible Children that works hand-in-glove with the CIA and the US military.
The video, "African Men. Hollywood Stereotypes," made by an American NGO, is part of the "Brand Africa" discourse that's all the rage now.
A review of UK media coverage of the viral politics of the misguided #Kony2012 social media campaign.
A number of comedy videos lampooning Kony 2012 are making the rounds on social media. Some are funny, some are asinine.
It has come to this. Musicians, especially rappers, had to wade in on the American social media campaign to "Make Kony Famous."
The power to choose on social media who is to be the next target of America’s moral manhunt, all with the benediction of a panel of biddable celebrities.