The Rosetta Network - Imagined by Milo Miranda

Video
Milo Miranda
01/03/2024

Exploring Rosetta's innovative potential for personal development and artistic expression, bridging human potential and technology in the speculative landscape of 2045.

Constructing digital literacies with the Kamergotchi-app and Zondag met Lubach

The Kamergotchi-app: Constructing Digital Literacies with Arjen Lubach

Article
Femke van Bree
26/02/2024
12 minutes to read

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.

Official art depicting "Omega" from Final Fantasy XIV

To cheat or not to cheat? Discourses of fear and assumption in the FFXIV Community

Paper
Hannah Meijaard
23/02/2024
18 minutes to read

This research is about norm negotiating surrounding the cheating scandal of the first clear of the Ultimate Raid “The Omega Protocol” in the gaming community of Final Fantasy XIV: Online on Reddit.

cork board with pieces of paper connected with red string, one piece has the TikTok logo on it

How Dutch conspiracy media include TikTok in their grand conspiracy theories

Paper
Ruben den Boer
21/02/2024
31 minutes to read

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?

Dr. Eviane Leidig

Eviane Leidig on The Women of the Far Right

Video
The Editors
20/02/2024

What is the role of women in the far-right? In this video, Eviane Leidig explains how far-right female micro-celebrities help to "normalize and legitimize" the ideological beliefs of the far-right.

How Marianne Williamson rises without mass media attention

Article
Thu Pham
19/02/2024
16 minutes to read

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.

Black and White Photo of the Trio "Daughter" looking away

Lamenting Lost Futures through "Youth" by Daughter

Paper
Clara Daniels
31/01/2024
6 minutes to read

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?

“Gentlemen, Here We Invest With Balls”: Cryptos and the Celebration of Unfettered Hegemonic Masculinity

Paper
Wessel Joosten
29/01/2024
16 minutes to read

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.