A story about a Syrian refugee family being terrorized by their neighbors went viral on social media, and people demanded justice for the family. This digital vigilantism case will be analyzed in this paper.
Through digital vigilantis, media critic Madeleijn van den Nieuwenhuizen shares mistreatments in the Dutch media on her Instagram account "Zeikschrift." In this article, I analyse her Instagram account and the message it conveys.
This article explores the human flesh search and attempted digital vigilantism that took place following the announcement of four sudden COVID-19 cases in the previously stabilized Chinese city of Chengdu.
A group of Dutch celebrities started a 'I no longer participate' hashtag on Instagram. This is a protest action against the government's management of the coronacrisis. What can this tell us about digitalization influences of news media?
Online magazines (or zines) are getting popularised online. Not only are their audience youth dominated, but their writers too. Here we see how different online magazines are to traditional journalism and see how they influence each other.
In March 2020, a Vietnamese woman tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. It seemed like this was a mere infection, but it creates a digital vigilantism case mainly on Facebook among Vietnamese people.
The whole world was watching when one of France's famous landmarks was the victim of a major fire. On April 15, 2019, the Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral suffered a terrible tragedy. What role did social media play in spreading the news?