The case of the destroyed plaque

Social media, collective memory and activism in Cartagena, Colombia

Authored by: Anamaria Tamayo-Duque , Toby Miller

The Routledge Companion To Media And Activism

Print publication date:  March  2018
Online publication date:  March  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138202030
eBook ISBN: 9781315475059
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315475059-32

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Abstract

Cartagena de Indias in Colombia is a World Heritage City, well known for its beautiful colonial architecture, imposing international colloquia, racialized social inequality and child-sex tourism; not so much for online activism. In November 2014 an event involving the British royal family changed that; or did it?

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