Alt Tech and the public sphere: Exploring Bitchute as a political media infrastructure
July 2023. Our Centre’s Co-Director Eugenia Siapera authored an article on Alt Tech, by exploring Bitchute, a platform associated with Far/Alt Right.
“We interpret these findings as suggesting that Bitchute constitutes a media infrastructure that encourages, incentivises and sustains microcelebrities of the Far/Alt Right, who act as ideology entrepreneurs. Bitchute can therefore be seen as an infrastructure for the multiplication/sustenance of ideological entrepreneurs/political influencers who vie for the attention and money of far-right publics”
The full article can be found here