discourse

How Andrew Tate uses media literacy to gain online influence

How Andrew Tate gains influence through his media literacy

Paper
Femke van Bree
23/01/2023
19 minutes to read

Despite getting banned several times on a wide variety of online platforms, Andrew Tate continues to gain influence online. This article analyses Andrew Tate’s online presence, to show how he deploys his media literacy to spread his ideas.

Ideology and Technology

File

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

To Jan Blommaert

Article
Sirpa Leppänen
25/03/2021
13 minutes to read

When Sirpa Leppänen, Elina Westinen and Samu Kytölä were thinking about how to put together their message to Jan Blommaert, they came up with the idea to design it as a dialogue.  A dialogue about academia, messiness and friendship. 

Jacinda Ardern smiling in the camera, posing with a piece of pie.

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand's most eminent political influencer

Paper
Lea Goeron
12/01/2021
11 minutes to read

Jacinda Ardern is one of the most popular politicians worldwide thanks to her online presence. This paper focuses on how she uses social media to boost her popularity and remain relevant as a political figure in New Zealand.

Jan Blommaert, Christian Chun, discourse, sociolinguistics

My tribute to Jan Blommaert

Article
Christian Chun
24/11/2020
3 minutes to read

Christian Chun describes the impact of Jan Blommaert on his work: 'It is people like Jan Blommaert who has shown me in so many ways through his work, his teaching, his demeanor, his personality, and his humanity that indeed we can make academia a better world worth fighting for. '