Guest episode: Nafisah Atcha on Jameela Jamil, creating content and the politics of Taylor Swift

Oct 17, 2018, 05:00 AM

In episode 22, Nafisah Atcha joins us to talk about the way we value women, YouTube as a platform and the impact of celebrities on politics.

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Our three figures are Jameela Jamil, that the YouTube videos of ||Superwoman|| (aka Lilly Singh) have over 2 billion downloads and the political instagram post of Taylor Swift which prompted over 100,000 peole under 30 to register to vote.

Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege: Sex slave survivor and rape doctor share Nobel peace prize, Richard Spencer

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/nadia-murad-and-denis-mukwege-sex-slave-survivor-and-rape-doctor-share-nobel-peace-prize-hqtkpzr5z

World Mental Health Day

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/world-mental-health-day

Figure 1: Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil Is in a Much Better Place Now, Corina Cochano

https://www.elle.com/culture/movies-tv/a23289305/jameela-jamil-the-good-place/

Crossing the Line, Jameela Jamil

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bgpst1

Jameela Jamil on Scarlett Curtis

https://www.pressreader.com/uk/red/20181001/282600263747081

Ways to Change the World: Jameela Jamil presented by Krishnan Guru-Murthy

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/ways-to-change-the-world-with-krishnan-guru-murthy/id1359195562?mt=2

Get It On: Jameela Jamil presented by Dawn O'Porter

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/get-it-on/id1141434057?mt=2

Feminists Don't Wear Pink: Jameela Jamil presented by Scarlett Curtis

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/feminists-dont-wear-pink/id1435317543?mt=2

Figure 2: The youtube videos of ||Superwoman|| have over 2 billion downloads

'Superwoman' Lilly Singh at UN General Assembly

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-45660859/superwoman-lilly-singh-at-un-general-assembly

Lilly Singh

https://www.youtube.com/user/IISuperwomanII

Anna Saccone

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheStyleDiet/videos

Zoella

https://www.youtube.com/user/zoella280390

Mishal Husain

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/profiles/1pRyL8J7mJJM4NF7dKrRSJP/mishal-husain

Figure 3: The political instagram post of Taylor Swift

Look what you made her do … Taylor Swift breaks political silence to back Tennessee Democrats, Boer Deng

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/look-what-you-made-her-do-taylor-swift-breaks-political-silence-to-back-tennessee-democrats-k2dx3l7mz

How Taylor Swift's political endorsement could become the 'biggest ripple ever' at the polls, Daniel Bukszpan

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/13/taylor-swifts-endorsement-may-see-biggest-ripple-ever-at-the-polls.html

Taylor Swift’s Post-Reputation Approach to Politics, Rosa Inocencio Smith

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/10/taylor-swift-gets-political/572683/

BBC Profile: Taylor Swift

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b091s2z6?&

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