Why Internet Culture Reporters are Bogeymen to Rightwing Internet

In defense of critical internet journalism and research

Jamie Cohen

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A screengrab from Tucker Carlson’s evening cable show. In the inset is a photo of Washington Post Journalist Taylor Lorenz. The screengrab is one of the many times Tucker has singled out Lorenz
A fearful man using the television to attack a journalist for doing her job

Ooooh — you’re gonna get canceled!” was the last thing I thought I’d hear when I discussed Mr. Beast’s YouTube work critically in my social media course. I teach college students how to read the internet and critique it because it is the largest force of…

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Jamie Cohen

Digital culture expert and meme scholar. Cultural and Media Studies PhD. Internet studies educator: social good, civic engagement and digital literacies