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Matteo Salvini: Bridging the Gap Between Traditional and Digital Media

Matteo Salvini: Bridging the Gap Between Traditional and Digital Media

Paper
Anita Vrins
21/02/2022
11 minutes to read

Matteo Salvini is a prominent figure in Italian politics. Part of his influence comes from a successful combination of traditional and digital media advertising. In this article, it is discussed how Salvini manages to stay ahead of the competition.

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Perspectives on the Pro-Life Movement in the US

Article
Kelly Burnet
23/11/2021
19 minutes to read

In this article, the pro-life movement in the United States will be discussed. Pro-life is anti-abortion and for (protecting) life. Pro-lifers see abortion as immoral as it kills the innocent life inside the womb. 

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The controversial 'I no longer participate' hashtag

Article
Simone Sprangers
04/01/2021
15 minutes to read

A group of Dutch celebrities started a 'I no longer participate' hashtag on Instagram. This is a protest action against the government's management of the coronacrisis. What can this tell us about digitalization influences of news media? 

Digital vigilantism in Vietnam: the case of Patient 17

Article
Linh Tran
29/12/2020
14 minutes to read

In March 2020, a Vietnamese woman tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. It seemed like this was a mere infection, but it creates a digital vigilantism case mainly on Facebook among Vietnamese people.

Protests in Bulgaria: "Mafia" Out

Article
Savina Karneva
09/11/2020
12 minutes to read

Bulgaria has faced significant protests against a corrupt government in 2020. This paper presents an analysis of how activists have used social media to coordinate political actions and gain international attention for their cause.

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Lizzo, body positivity and being '100% THAT bitch'

Article
Simone Sprangers
07/11/2019
17 minutes to read

The infamous line '100% that bitch' from hit song 'Truth Hurts', made rapper Lizzo one of the biggest names in music today. Her success story is closely connected to the current phase of globalization.