Message

Marine Le Pen

Front National

File

Marine Le Pen has been a member of Front National since she was eighteen years old. In 2011, Marine Le Pen became president of the party. Her self-proclaimed aim is to 'de-radicalize' the party. But is this only a metapolitical claim, or reality?

Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen: 'Vive la France'!

Article
Irene de Groot
14/03/2018
13 minutes to read

In this article, Le Pen's image, the issues she discusses and her online media presence will be analyzed, in order to see what type of politician she truly is.

Trumpism

Trump L’oeuil

Article
Michael Silverstein
08/02/2017
12 minutes to read

Mr. Trump continued to induce that “fired-up-and-ready-to-go” feeling, as had both then-Senator Obama in 2008 and Senator Sanders in the primaries.  And, according to Michael Silverstein, that made all the difference.

Donald Trump online

Paper
Asya Krusteva
01/02/2017
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.

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.

PMURT | TRUMP

Working paper
Kevin Doyle
18/10/2016

Kevin Doyle watched Trump's entire rally in Jacksonville. And he read all the posts of Trump's critics. He concludes that Trump is immune, even more: that the critiques makes him thrive.  

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

Ben Carson's #IamaChristian

Paper
Suleika Gommers
03/10/2016
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.