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BookTube

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BookTube is a community on YouTube that focuses primarily on creating content, specifically videos, around the subject of literature and book-related subjects.

Mediatization

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Mediatization can be described as the dependency between media communication and sociocultural change, in which the media are becoming increasingly powerful (Hepp, 2013).

Podcasts

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A podcast is an episodic audio program or digital file series that can be downloaded on a personal mobile device or computer.

Data void

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Data voids are engine queries that turn up little to no results.

Online-offline nexus

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The online-offline nexus is a description of social reality in the post-digital age. We live our social lives increasingly at the intersection of online and offline forces.

Data double

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A data double is a data-generated profile of an individual based on aggregated online surveillance.

Superdiversity

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Superdiversity (also written as super-diversity) refers to two major changes occurring across the world after the end of the Cold War: (a) new patterns of migration causing demographc changes, and (b) the emerging internet and its generalized spread, influencing all aspects of social, cultural and economic life.

The governmental fight and the concept of privacy

Paper
Nikki Bergmans
24/04/2023
16 minutes to read

This paper analyzes the concept of privacy and the arguments of the opponents and proponents of the Proposal for regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules to prevent and combat child sexual abuse. 

K-pop group Omega X

Omega X: Reporting the abuse of a K-pop group

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Femke Pulles
08/05/2023
10 minutes to read

K-pop group Omega X has faced mistreatment by their record label. This paper will analyze the way this issue is reported online in-depth, and the influence of the digital industry and technologies on journalistic practices regarding this matter.

Cover page of Kostadin Kostadinov and the members of Revival in the background

The political message of Revival's leader Kostadin Kostadinov

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Iva Konstantinova
22/02/2023
13 minutes to read

The leader of far-right political party Revival in Bulgaria has taken steps toward acquiring power in the country’s political affairs. This article explores how this far-right leader has managed to stand out in the political crowd.

Mail man

Ring Video Doorbell: privacy invasion delivered to your doorstep

Paper
Ruben den Boer
16/11/2022
13 minutes to read

Ring Video Doorbells ensure security for homeowners. Through a discourse analysis of Ring Doorbell videos posted on TikTok, this article answers the question: which privacy issues do video doorbells raise for the person on your doorstep?

Wealthy woman's total linguistic facts

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Tom Van Hout
12/09/2023
8 minutes to read

To understand how cultural ideas are evoked, we must analyze the total linguistic fact: how the interplay of language structure, use and ideology shapes social life.