Hashing Out Hashtag Activism


by WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC: #BringBackOurGirls, #Kony2012, #YesAllWomen. Hashtags that have sparked conversations and raised awareness about political and social issues. But have those hashtags and similar social media movements actually created any positive action? Dr. Prudence Layne of Elon University wrote an op-ed in the Charlotte Observer critical of hashtag activism. Terrance Bates talks with Dr. Layne about her article and ways to spark real change. 

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