“When silence h…

“When silence happens, it means that certain discourses are privileged over the others. When voices are muted, it means that some voices are louder and being heard. When texts are obscured and hidden, it means that some texts are surfaced and dominant. When some opinions are oppressed, it means that the interests of those in power are advanced. When others are marginalized, it means that there is uneven distribution of power.”

– Exploring Discursive Silences in Online Discussions (PhD dissertation) by Joanne Serrano, PhD (Dev Com; top PhD graduate of Class 2013)

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