8th Grade Projects


Hashtag Activism Keywords Sheet

This is the keywords sheet.  Each person should make a copy of it in Google Docs or export it to Noteability. This doc should be shared with Ms. Rife.

Hashtag Activism Debate Project Resources & Notetaking Sheet Template

Each person should make a copy of this template and share it with all members of their team AND Ms. Rife.

Gale Power Search Database

This database searches multiple sources. Use the topic finder to help you find articles on specific topics.

ProQuest Global Newssteam Database

This database provides a way to search multiple news articles at once. 

ProQuest New York Times Database

This database provides access to New York Times articles. 

ProQuest Wall Street Journal Database

This database provides access to Wall Street Journal articles. 

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The Problem With Social Media Protests

Antonia Malchik

The Atlantic

May 6, 2019

The Dangers of Digital Activism

​Manal Al-Sharif

New York Times


September 16, 2018

Activism in the Social Media Age

Monica Anderson, Skye Toor, Lee Rainie and Aaron Smith

Pew Research Center

July 11, 2018

#Advocacy: Social Media Activism's Power to Transform Law

StaceyB. Steinberg

Kentucky Law Journal


What Happened to the Ice Bucket Challenge?

James Surowiecki

The New Yorker

July 25, 2016

Beyond the Hashtags: #Ferguson, #Blacklivesmatter, and the online struggle for offline justice

Deen Freelon, Carlton D. Mcilwain, and Meredith D. Clark

The Center for Media & Social Impact at American University's School of Communication

February 2016

After Ferguson: Is 'Hashtag Activism' Spurring Policy Changes?

NBC News


December 12, 2014

Hashtags and Human Rights: Activism in the Age of Twitter

Johanna Herman


December 11, 2014

Is hashtag activism better than doing nothing? Or about the same?

​Caitlyn Dewey

The Washington Post

May 8, 2014

Hashtag Activism and Its Limits

David Carr

The New York Times

March 25, 2012

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Hashtag Activism

Ms. Rife

Chittenango Middle School Library

1732 Fyler Road, Chittenango, NY 13037

(315) 687-2807


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