Online social media are agonistic arenas where information, ideas, values, and subjectivities are contested between (often uneven) adversaries’ (Rahimi, 2011, p. 158).
Drawing on relevant contemporary examples examine how social media have been used for contesting issues of social/political/cultural significance in two different cultural contexts. Include an analysis of cancel culture, memes, and state power. Include the two articles attached .
Full reference: Rahimi, B. (2011) The Agonistic Social Media: Cyberspace in the Formation of Dissent and Consolidation of State Power in Postelection Iran, The Communication Review, 14:3, 158-178.