Donald Trump

The Super-Predator: How Discourse Shaped Sentencing for Juveniles

Article
Lara Hoffmann
05/12/2020
20 minutes to read

In this essay, I will analyze to what extent influential figures in politics and the media had a role in the prosecution of children in the 1990s and their effects in contemporary times.

QAnon appearing at Trump rallies.

QAnon: a wild conspiracy theory with Donald Trump’s support?

Paper
Idhuna Pastoor
29/01/2020
23 minutes to read

The pro-Trump conspiracy theory QAnon has been infiltrating mainstream media at a fast pace. While the president has never publicly stated his support for the theory, many clues suggest that his stance towards its supporters is not unfavorable.

Pro Life, Pro Trump: Trump's appeal to the Christian voters

Paper
Imme Wagemans
07/06/2017
17 minutes to read

This research paper explores the appeal of Trump to Christian voters in the light of his pro-life statement.

How basketball All-Star player LeBron James becomes a public intellectual

Article
Guus Hovens
29/03/2017
7 minutes to read

Sports stars have an actual influence on the public sphere. They should dare to step up and raise their voices more often. Basketball player LeBron James' shows the way by criticizing Trump and supporting Black Lives Matter.

Donald Trump online

Paper
Asya Krusteva
13/11/2016
10 minutes to read

Donald Trump knows very well that mediated visibility can be used as a political instrument and weapon. So instead of trying to control this mediated visibility, he uses mediated controversy as his strategy.