Saturday evening, March 5, is the finale of the 22nd season of Wie Is de Mol. We discuss the role of collective intelligence, the ways in which the show provokes distrust in its fans, and the ‘hybrid media’ element brought in by this live event.
This paper is about cultural diversity in Estonia - a country in northern Europe, where two different languages live together. While the Estonian language is national, a significant amount of citizens speak Russian.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has actively adopted Twitter in advocating for a liveable future. This paper investigates how Twitter's affordances enable her to join users in both her personal narrative and the global climate conversation.
Through gamification it is possible to work on a more engaging way of learning and to truly let learners use their creative potential. Nevertheless, we should keep in mind that using gamification is highly contextualized.
Scholarly articles written in English about populism often forget linguistic and discursive diversity. Drawing from a monolingual tradition, they tend to overlook linguistic and discursive diversity in the political processes they study.
In this article, the pro-life movement in the United States will be discussed. Pro-life is anti-abortion and for (protecting) life. Pro-lifers see abortion as immoral as it kills the innocent life inside the womb.
Doctor Diederik Gommers has become increasingly important in Dutch media and politics. He has embraced the hybrid media system to encourage his young followers to follow COVID-19 measures, all while keeping his posts personal and relatable.
The way Bolsonaro’s message was constructed and communicated in the 2018 Brazilian elections triggered a hybrid mobilization power from his supporters that guaranteed his winning. Digital platforms were particularly instrumental to this.
Matteo Salvini is a prominent figure in Italian politics. Part of his influence comes from a successful combination of traditional and digital media advertising. In this article, it is discussed how Salvini manages to stay ahead of the competition.
Controversial activist movement Extinction Rebellion organized a Global Hunger Strike to raise awareness on food shortages globally, urging governments to take action. This article examines how they used Facebook's affordances for their campaign.
This paper is focussed on Asian culture and commodity in the city centre of Tilburg in the form of linguistic and semiotic signs. Therefore we found three shops that represent important aspects of life: health, beauty and nutrition.