Discourse Analysis and Digital Media

Ideology and Technology

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 In this new Diggit file, we bring together discourse analytical research on the ideological impact of the tech industry. 

Elon Musk and his Musketeers' discourse on Twitter

Paper
Juliette Berndsen
24/01/2022
16 minutes to read

Elon Musk and his fans converse easily in memes and jokes on Twitter. While this discourse is slightly bewildering to outsiders, the power Musk holds over his fans can have a serious impact on real-world events such as cryptocurrencies.

Elizabeth Holmes pictured for Forbes 2014, extracted from Getty Images

The case of Elizabeth Holmes: from Silicon Valley Feminist to Fraud

Article
Lily Francois
11/01/2022
8 minutes to read

Elizabeth Holmes is recently convicted. She was charged by federal authorities for operating a multi-million-dollar scheme. Holmes’ company Theranos went from an innovative tech start-up to the biggest fraud case in Silicon Valley.