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.
The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian text that underscores women's activism, bearing its transmedia potential. This article, therefore, examines how its thematic focus transcends other media toward political advancement for women.
Witches are hardly political figures, but their name and likeliness are used in Dutch political discourse, for example in the hashtag #hexit. So, what actually is the discursive function of witches is in Dutch political discourse?
They catch our attention, waste time, and bombard us with clickbaity titles whenever we scroll social media: junk and fake news are significant problems of today's internet. This article shows how they can be used to spread propaganda.
In the ever-changing media landscape, the distribution of news is now also taking place online. Instagram accounts like 'Shit You Should Care About' are now participating in this distribution. What does this online presence mean for democracy?
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s TAX THE RICH dress was a treat for political meme creators around the world. But the memes did more than just give us a chuckle. They made us talk about American politics, socialism, and anti-capitalism. How?
This article provides a breakdown of Orbán's political ideology, a look into his presentation in different media landscapes, and an analysis of his use of big organizing and his role in regard to algorithmic populism and activism.
Is it 'fake news', junk news, misinformation, malinformation, or disinformation? This column is going to sum up the ways in which we can critically evaluate and distinguish the types of misleading information on our (social) media timelines.