discourse analysis

Trumps Tweetopoetics

Column
Jan Blommaert
24/11/2018
6 minutes to read

Trump speaks in tweets. But his tweets are made for speaking too.

How did Trump get this far?

Article
Ico Maly
17/10/2016
12 minutes to read

In this third and last article on Trump's message, Ico Maly analyzes a Facebook-Live video featuring Trump speaking to the crowds at a Rally in Jackson, Mississippi. 

Trump, the celebrity-businessman and vox populism

Article
Ico Maly
17/10/2016
11 minutes to read

In this second article on Trump's message, Ico Maly analyzes Donald Trump's "bragging-message machine". Winning elections is not about how well informed or intelligent a candidate is, it’s about ‘Message’.

Donald Trump American President?

Is Donald Trump a 'dangerous clown'?

Article
Ico Maly
17/10/2016
9 minutes to read

In this first article on "Trump's Message", Ico Maly analyzes the negative messaging of the adversaries of Donald Trump.  He argues that the framing of Trump as a clown makes us blind to the power of his message.

Ben Carson tweets '#IamaChristian' right after the Oregon shooting on October 2nd 2015.

Ben Carson's #IamaChristian

Paper
Suleika Gommers
01/11/2018
20 minutes to read

Carsons tweet 'I AM A CHRISTIAN ’  went viral right after the college shooting near Roseburg, Oregon, killing nine people. This paper give insight on the person Ben Carson, what made him tweet these words.