�‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍��Many of today’s youth take to digital spaces to develop t

�‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍��Many of today’s youth take to digital spaces to develop their civic identities and express political stances in creative ways, claiming agency that may not be afforded to them in traditional civic spaces” (Byrne, J, Cho, A & Pelter, Z 2020, p.3). However, as Hodgin and Kahne state the opportunities for young people to “become more effective and thoughtful civic actors” (2018, p. 212) are fraught with unique challenges. Critically reflect on how ‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍the social and commercial media ecology reproduces discursive norms that challenge/strengthen political agency for young people. Focus on a maximum of two real world examples to study how the media constraints, enables or complicates subjects’ actions in particular ways. Use scholarship from across different weeks in our subject to produce your own informed and unique insights. BLM movement as well as black out tuesday Theories to discuss: Audience t‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍herory, P.E.M

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