Platforms are not neutral. Their affordances and quantification shape the stories we tell and read. This article delves into this phenomenon by focusing on how Ben Shapiro tells his metapolitical stories on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Netflix algorithmic personalization makes users experience different feelings. What people feel towards algorithms makes them change their algorithmic practices thus changing and shaping the algorithms.
They catch our attention, waste time, and bombard us with clickbaity titles whenever we scroll social media: junk and fake news are significant problems of today's internet. This article shows how they can be used to spread propaganda.
In the ever-changing media landscape, the distribution of news is now also taking place online. Instagram accounts like 'Shit You Should Care About' are now participating in this distribution. What does this online presence mean for democracy?
This paper analyses how the hybrid media system benefited BLM-protesters in summer 2020 following the death of George Floyd. People worldwide joined together to show their support for the cause, utilising social media to stay in touch.
The podcast Corona the Colonizer is centered around the metaphor of the pandemic as a colonizer. By interviewing three Tilburg University students an answer is provided to whether experiencing the pandemic unites or divides them.
David Attenborough, a ground-breaking naturalist, has had a successful career on media such as television and radio. However, he still felt the need associate himself with new media like Instagram. This article speculates on why that may be.
Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has made the headlines after being poisoned with the Soviet chemical weapon Novichok. How does one come back after a coma with the public wondering ‘What else did you expect?’.