vlogging

Fictional Barbie's real YouTube career

Paper
Juliette Berndsen
02/09/2020
13 minutes to read

Barbie, the blond doll, now uploads vlogs to YouTube to educate and inspire children. By combining non-fiction elements with fiction along the lines of animation, character, and message, Mattel is making sure that their doll stays relevant.

Vlogging during the coronavirus crisis

Column
Mingyi Hou
14/04/2020
7 minutes to read

Chinese student Yi Dahua’s vlogging from Turin, Italy has made him a micro-celebrity during the coronavirus crisis. His case illustrates a "boundary-blurred" public sphere with widely varied public communication on the pandemic.

An ACE Family picture.

The "perfect life" of the ACE family

Article
Merel Blesgraaf
10/03/2020
10 minutes to read

In the seemingly perfect life of the ACE Family, there are many luxuries to be seen and "admired", from Range Rovers to building a new house. Still, they portray themselves as being a 'normal' family. But how normal are they?