Media, globalization and popular culture

More information on this course, the track and the lecturer(s) can be found here

Finstagram: A chance to show the real 'you' on Istagram?

Paper
Emily van der Veen
04/09/2018
9 minutes to read

Finstagrams are a new social media phenomenon. This essay discusses why people are creating Finstagrams and argues why this is not necessarily a more true representation of yourself.  

Why you should not take participants in reality shows seriously

Article
Nesrine Benyakhlaf
10/11/2017
7 minutes to read

Everybody loves a good reality television show, right? However, these shows aren't as innocent as they seem. This article argues that reality shows aren't as innocent as they seem.

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Will K-pop ‘conquer the World’ ?

Paper
Manouk Boelhouwers
01/11/2018
13 minutes to read

The new Korean wave has been very successful, but is it successful enough to conquer the world? And if it does, will it still be K-pop?