Arjen Lubach has often succeeded in changing the Dutch political agenda with calls to action and satire. This article explores how Lubach uses digital tools in his digital activism and demonstrates how he constructs digital literacies in doing so.
TikTok has been widely discussed and criticized in mainstream media. But the app has also been hotly debated in conspiracy media. How do they employ TikTok controversies to perpetuate their grand conspiratorial narratives?
A look at Japanese 'Ukiyo-e' woodblock prints, highlighting its modern appeal through beauty aesthetics and the sublime. This paper dives into the genres, culture and practices that shaped the art wave, alongside its influence in the digital era.
Marianne Williamson is running for the 2024 U.S. presidential elections against all odds. In this article, we look at how she uses social media to gain attention and get her message across to voters in a hybrid media system.
This paper explores the inception and subsequent downfall of punk's last truly countercultural movement - the Riot Grrrl, and attempts to find out whether it still exists today or its significance is just a distant memory.
This paper aims to find ways in which the existing narratives about Janis Joplin's life and legacy, where she is portrayed as a 'little blue girl' could be reframed and reinterpreted by the concept of the inner child.
This paper explores Nikki Haley's affective messaging to shape public opinion against China and TikTok, exploring Haley's ideological language, narrative construction and how her discourse is received by the audience.
Gorillaz, formed in 1998, revolutionizes music with a transmedial universe. Animated characters and multimedia platforms create a groundbreaking, immersive experience, blurring the lines between reality and fiction.
Since its release in 2011, the song "Youth" by "Daughter" has taken up a journey of its own, being featured in video games, movies and advertisements over the last decade. How can something described as "hauntingly beautiful" woe the masses?
This paper analyzes various texts from social media concerning the displays of hegemonic masculinity in the crypto world. Through the analysis in this paper, we will explain the subculture created by crypto bros and their ideology.