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How Active is Hashtag Activism?

NOTE: This isn’t a usual blog post. I don’t always get to slip back into a reporting role, but the last few weeks, I had a chance to do some reporting for OnFaith. It was a great chance to look into the issue of hashtag activism and just how effective it is. Check it out below.

All it took was a hashtag. Forget handwritten letters to the editor and readers calling to cancel subscriptions — when Leadership Journal recently published a controversial article, it was a hashtag that rallied the movement against it: #TakeDownThatPost.

Read the rest here.

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