Kristian A. Bjørkelo

About Kristian A. Bjørkelo

Kristian A. Bjørkelo is a Norwegian folklorist. He writes on Internet culture, Internet folklore and on extremism, and has edited a book about blogging, Gi meg en scene! Norsk blogghistorie (Humanist forlag, 2013).
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CasaPound demonstration. Photo: Pietro Chiocca. Released into the public domain.

The new fascists

ANALYSIS – CasaPound Italia has become one of the more successful organizations of the European far right by reframing fascist ideology, operating social welfare programmes and keeping other extremist groups at arm’s length. Is this a new […]

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What hate speech is, and isn’t

Hate speech isn’t online “trolling” or bullying. Important distinctions must be made about an online culture that also includes debate, harassment and even radicalization. Kristian A. Bjørkelo For better or for worse, electronic […]

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