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Michelle Choi and her autobiographical ‘Living Alone Diaries’

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Jessaline Tanjung
18/06/2022

This article analyses how YouTuber Michelle Choi "writes" her digital autobiography online by looking at how she communicates with her audience and her online identity. Through her videos, Choi authorises shared memories with her viewers.

This article analyses how YouTuber Michelle Choi "writes" her digital autobiography online by looking at how she communicates with her audience and her online identity. Through her videos, Choi authorises shared memories with her viewers.

Squid Game’s criticism on Capitalism, Classism and Worker’s Rights

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Luna-Anastasia Riedel
07/05/2022

This paper will analyse how the TV-Show ‘Squid Game’ criticizes labour and capitalism in South Korea while also taking historic events into consideration to show that this issue is not just a recent one but one that has been going on for a while.

The Sudokus from Cracking the Cryptic have taken up a significant portion of my and my father's conversations. What makes these Sudokus so exciting and how do they contribute to the unique connection between my dad and me?

How Gen Z shops

How Gen Z shops

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Jelske van Es
04/10/2021

Gen Z makes up almost 40 percent of all consumer shopping. How does Gen Z shop? And what do they value in a brand?

This paper explores and explains Transmedia as a concept while using the Star Trek franchise as a case study. Focus will be drawn towards Star Trek Lower Decks, the franchises’ latest iteration.

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COVID-19 in film: Signifier and Myth

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Joël Eduard Nicholas Grassère
20/04/2021

The film industry has changed drastically during COVID-19. The pandemic has changed both streaming services and cinemas. Personalization and oligopoly are the keywords in this. How does this reflect society? Find out by clicking this article. 

Blizzard Entertainment an online game company made the controversial decision to ban a professional gamer for making his political stance towards Hong Kong known, now their own fictional character is becoming the mascot of the movement, how?.

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Disney castle: semiotics and variation

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Joël Eduard Nicholas Grassère
17/02/2021

The Disney Castle is widely known image. But how does it function as a sign?What does it signify to whom? And what can we say about the variety of Disney Castles? This paper goes into all of that and more, including the history behind this icon. 

Beyoncé quotes feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in her song Flawless

Commercialization of feminism is killing women

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Ilse van Knegsel
29/01/2021

Commercialization of feminism and postfeminism are movements that are interrelated and can be understood as new, ‘sexier’ variations on the traditional feminism. This commercialization of feminism can have major negative consequences for women.

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Girlfriendreviews: Games, Journalism and Satire

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Joël Eduard Nicholas Grassère
02/02/2021

Girlfriendreviews combines journalistic functions of entertainment and information not unlike a satirical news show. However it does this in a niched fashion thus showing of polycentricity in online culture. 

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It's time to call the "echo chambers" bluff

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Lauren Zentz
11/01/2021

The problem of corporate media is not their creation of echo chambers; it is that media organizations have allowed people whose views run against democracy to gain such a large following that their lies are now seen by many as fact.