In the Media

Media Appearances by Megan Boler

Media Coverage by Megan Boler

Megan Boler Quoted in the Media

Recent Media Appearances 

Paiken, Steve. “The Price of Satire.” The Agenda with Steve Paiken. TV Ontario/Online video clip. 9 Jan. 2015. Web.

Tucker, Erika. “Charlie Hebdo satire isn’t new, but exposes what’s OK to mock.” Global News. 15 January 2015. Web.

Harris, Anne. “Creative communities embody a new kind of civic engagement.” The Conversation. 6 April 2015. Web.

Li, Andy. “Satire: an enduring art.” The Varsity Magazine. 22 Feb. 2015. Web.

White, Shelley. “Twenty years of Free The Children.” The Globe and Mail. 28 Sept. 2015. Web.

Whitson, Roger. “Steampunk Anachronisms: Queer Histories of the Digital Humanities.” Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge 28 (2015). Web.

News Analyses/Op-Eds:

Megan Boler, “Can Journalism Save Democracy?” Truthout (April 27, 2017) 

Megan Boler and Elizabeth Davis, How emotion trumps rationality in the world of Trump Toronto Star (Sept. 26, 2017)

Boler, Megan. “Occupy feminism: Start of a fourth wave?” 29 May 2012. Web.

Boler, Megan. “Occupy 2012 and Beyond.” The Mark News. 9 January 2012. Web.

Boler, Megan. “Will New Media Save Democracy? The Daily Show and Political Activism” Counterpunch. 20 February 2007. Web. February 20, 2007

Boler, Megan. “Changing the World, One Laugh at a Time.” CommonDreams. 22 February 2007. Web.

Boler, Megan. “Borat Lowers Bar of Political Satire.” Vancouver Sun. 16 November 2006. e09b6be00489

Boler, Megan. “NY Times Apology feels Hollow.” Toronto Star. 31 May  2004 p. A16

Scholarly Articles:

Boler, Megan, & Davis, Elizabeth. 2018. The affective politics of the “post-truth” era: Feeling rules and networked subjectivity. Emotion, Space and Society, 27, 75-85.

Boler, Megan. 2016. “Interview with Megan Boler: From ‘Feminist Politics of Emotions’ to the ‘Affective Turn’.” Methodological Advances in Research on Emotion and Education. Eds. Michalinos Zembylas and Paul A. Schutz. Springer.

Boler, Megan. 2015. “Motivations of alternative media producers: Digital dissent in action.” The Routledge companion to alternative and community media. Ed. Chris Atton. London: Routledge.

Boler, Megan. “Feminist Politics of Emotions and Critical Digital Pedagogies: A Call to Action.” PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 130.5 (2015): 1489.

Boler, Megan, and Jennie Phillips. 2015. “FCJ-197 Entanglements with Media and Technologies in the Occupy Movement.” The Fibreculture Journal 26 2015: Entanglements–Activism and Technology. Eds. Pip Shea, Jean Burgess, and Tanya Notley.

Boler, Megan. 2014. “From Existentialism to Virtuality.” Leaders in Philosophy of Education. Sense Publishers, 31-48.

Boler, Megan, and Christina Nitsou. 2014. “Women Activists of Occupy Wall Street: Consciousness-Raising and Connective Action in Hybrid Social Movements.” In Martha McCaughey, ed. Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web. NY: Routledge.

Reilly, Ian, and Megan Boler. “The Rally to Restore Sanity, prepoliticization, and the future of politics.” Communication, Culture & Critique 7.4 (2014): 435-452.

Boler, Megan, et al. “Connective labor and social media Women’s roles in the ‘leaderless’ Occupy movement.” Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies 20.4 (2014): 438-460.

Boler, Megan and Selena Nemorin. “Dissent, Truthiness, and Skepticism in the Global Media Landscape: twenty-first century propaganda in times of war.”  Oxford University Handbook of Propaganda. Eds. Jonathan Auerbach and Russ Castronovo. Oxford University Press, 2014.

Burwell, Catherine, and Megan Boler. “Calling on the Colbert Nation: Fandom, politics and parody in an age of media convergence.” Electronic Journal of Communication 18.2 (2008).


Publications and Papers Related to Rethinking Media, Democracy, and Citizenship Research Project


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