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.
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.
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.
The Bellinga's are one of the most successful and famous Dutch family vlogging channels on YouTube, they star in their own movies, they sell merch and produce daily vlogs. But does this lifestyle invade the children's privacy?
The movie 'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga' is a fictional story about two artists competing in the Eurovision Song Contest, situating itself at an interesting intersection between fiction and real-life.