Sean McMinn

Sean McMinn is an associate professor of language education at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and teaches an undergraduate course on digital literacy.
Sean McMinn
Sean McMinn is an associate professor of language education at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and teaches an undergraduate course on digital literacy.

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Opinion | How Hong Kong protest memes can spread hatred, racism and patent falsehoods

Memes work by oversimplification and appeal to raw emotion, they are provocative, incapable of complexities and, in Hong Kong’s case, serve to fan the fires that divide. Meme sharers should think twice.

18 Oct 2019 - 10:37AM

Memes work by oversimplification and appeal to raw emotion, they are provocative, incapable of complexities and, in Hong Kong’s case, serve to fan the fires that divide. Meme sharers should think twice.

How Hong Kong protest memes can spread hatred, racism and patent falsehoods