The case of Jordan Peterson demonstrates that in today’s public spheres, the figure of the public intellectual is not necessarily free from ulterior motives in filtering information for the general public.
This article analyses the communication and social media strategy of the Italian populist leader Matteo Salvini. How does he and his party use social media to create a community, spread anger and get consensus. Read this article to find out!
The public sphere has been controlled by humans for years, but in the last decade, there has been a shift from human gatekeepers to algorithmic ones. This essay describes the consequences this algorithmic culture has for the public sphere.
There is limited data available on algorithms leading to political echo chambers. This paper examines the use of Facebook and Google and the algorithmic system behind both platforms. What are the consequences?
The Poetry Museum raises consciousness on the role of AR, art and the museum in the public sphere. It shows that online media has the ability to influence the public sphere but is inevitably linked to the offline culture to establish changes.
Looking at the “vlog” as a speech event, Hymes’s SPEAKING model is used to identify its contextual and interactional parameters. Conclusively, vlogging is a complex genre of new media with potential for extensive influence.