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.

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

World Mental Health Day

Figure 1: Jameela Jamil

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

Crossing the Line, Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil on Scarlett Curtis

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

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

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

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

'Superwoman' Lilly Singh at UN General Assembly

Lilly Singh

Anna Saccone


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

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

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

BBC Profile: Taylor Swift

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