communication

Philip Seargeant

Philip Seargeant on Digital Culture in 2018 and 2019

Interview
The Editors
18/12/2018

"Digital culture is so pervasive, there’s often very little analytic use in making hard distinctions between the online and offline worlds." Philip Seargeant from the Open University talks about digital culture, language and politics

Image of One Direction's Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne

Aren’t you a bit too old for that?

Paper
Lisanne Nugteren
01/11/2018
12 minutes to read

Micro-hegemonies give shape to our identity. Lisanne Nugteren describes a few micro-hegemonies in her own life and explains related terminology.

How media formats shaped Trump's message

Article
Federico Tosi
08/11/2018
10 minutes to read

This article analyzes the way in which media shapes Donald Trump’s message and discourse, especially highlighting the importance of the length of the appearances, as they differ depending on the particular message the candidate is promoting.

FertilityDay

Italy's fertility day campaign

Article
Addes Tesfamariam
01/11/2018
10 minutes to read

Fertility Day, the campaign to combat Italy's low birthrate, outraged the entire country. What made this campaign so controversial?

Fertility Day: a LGBT perspective

Article
Maria Cantiello
19/12/2016
4 minutes to read

The infamous campaign on the Fertility Day campaign, promoted by the Italian Minister of Health, was followed by strong reactions from different sides of Italian society. This article provides an analyses from the LGBT perspective.

Temporary home of Hasan in Tilburg

Smartphone apps help asylum seekers find their way

Article
Monika Nemcová
08/11/2018
4 minutes to read

A Syrian father underwent a long journey to the Netherlands with the help of his smartphone. Currently living in Tilburg, he does not expect Syria to return to its pre-war state soon.

Construction and presentations of interethnic boundaries in the media:

‘The Moroccan Drug Dealer’

Article
Mijndert Rodolf
25/01/2017
8 minutes to read

Why does the media frame minority groups the way they do? How is this done? What are the the effects of these negative frames?