In the ever-changing media landscape, the distribution of news is now also taking place online. Instagram accounts like 'Shit You Should Care About' are now participating in this distribution. What does this online presence mean for democracy?
This paper discusses the diverse range of meanings and interpretations that can be discovered in/ projected onto Sun Yuan & Peng Yu’s artwork Can’t Help Myself by providing the reader with various points of comparison.
In this article, we analyze the corona QR code as a meaning-making practice and discuss its effects on society. The QR code was implemented to reduce the spread of COVID, but it's digital nature and meaning had an impact on society's resilience.
Influencers have an important role in the digital attention economy. One of the facets of that role - namely how they reproduce media ideologies - deserves more attention. This case study looks at Gary Vee as an ideological actor.
This article explores participatory art as political resistance, blurring art and activism, fostering solidarity, and shaping global protests in "The Little Picketers of Russia" project during the Ukraine war.
Various media have highlighted the racism that imbues the angry reactions of Lord of the Rings fans to The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. An analysis of the memes that were created in response to the series.
This paper aims to illustrate how Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro - and his communication strategists also known as the “hate cabinet” - make use of algorithmic knowledge in order to circulate his message and ideology in the hybrid media system.
This paper explores mental health content on TikTok, the commodification of this type of content by TikTok creators, and self-diagnosing on social media. What exactly are the risks of performing these private discourses on platforms such as TikTok?