What makes a vlog a vlog?

Academic paper
Marissa K. Wood
08/03/2019
30 minutes to read

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.

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.

How eSports became mainstream

Paper
Lucas Westphall
21/12/2018
18 minutes to read

This paper tries to uncover the reason behind the impact globalization has on eSports, the impact eSport have on globalization and how Twitch.TV helps enhance this. 

Anders Behring Breivik and the Knights Templar.

Paper
Lida Nout
20/11/2018
9 minutes to read

Anders Behring Breivik was seen as a 'lone wolf', but also self-identified as a member of an ancient Christian martial order, the Knights Templar. How did he use this precursor in developing his worldview?

Dunkirk: History Re-created for the Big Screen

Paper
Fernanda Delgado
09/11/2018
14 minutes to read

How much truth can we find in fictional representations of history? This paper explores the real and fictional elements in Chrsitopher Nolan's Dunkirk, and how they work together to immerse its audience in the historical event.

Fandom in times of superdiversity: the case of Sherlock

Paper
Suzanne Frenk
08/11/2018
14 minutes to read

By applying Howard Becker's theory, as well as theories on superdiversity, to a community of fans on Tumblr, this article attempts to shed some light on the internal workings of the JohnLock Conspiracy community in the digital age.

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Why Lindsey Graham is the Defeated Commander

Paper
Lovise Neess
08/11/2018
21 minutes to read

Explaining political failure is as relevant as explaining political success.This analysis explores why Lindsey Graham's political message did not succeed in capturing the electorate in the campaign for the Republican presidential primaries.

‘Knolpower’ als Social Media Celebrity

Paper
Guus Hovens
08/11/2018
6 minutes to read

In dit essay wordt ingegaan op de rol die vlogger Enzo Knol vervuld in onze hedendaagse maatschappij. Is het concept 'celebrity' toereikend om hem te kunnen begrijpen?

#BlackLivesMatter

Paper
Laura Nelissen
08/11/2018
10 minutes to read

Black Lives Matter is a movement known and active all over the world. It all started with the hashtag #blacklivesmatter but now their message is more complex. The constructed message of a movement.

Nordic Theory and Breivik's ideal society

Paper
Sarah-Maria Geradin
05/11/2018
9 minutes to read

People have all sorts of ideas about what ‘the ideal society’ should or could be. Anders Breivik, the Norwegian terrorist who killed 77 people in 2011, also had an ideal society in mind and wrote it down in his manifesto. Who were his sources?