Tag: media discourse

Reclaiming “Allahu Akbar” from Semantic Pejoration

Adam Hodges , August 1st, 2018

Allāhu akbar, the Arabic phrase meaning “God is the greatest,” has gained connotations in US public discourse that differ vastly from its meaning among Muslims. Understanding this process…

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How “Fake News” Lost Its Meaning

Adam Hodges , June 6th, 2018

Collins Dictionary named “fake news” its 2017 word of the year, an easy choice given the word’s “unprecedented usage increase” of 365 percent over the previous year. Collins…

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33. Iñigo Errejón: Podemos as an emergent cultural practice

John Postill , March 27th, 2016

Photo credit: ca.wikipedia.org This is the thirty-third post in the freedom technologists series I have pasted below some highlights (in Spanish) of an excellent interview with Podemos’ &#8216…