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.
This paper analyses how the hybrid media system benefited BLM-protesters in summer 2020 following the death of George Floyd. People worldwide joined together to show their support for the cause, utilising social media to stay in touch.
According to Dr. Taina Bucher, we should no longer talk about algorithms as purely 'technical'. Algorithms are complex socio-technical arrangements that are never devoid of human interference. In this video, Bucher talks about some of the arguments she makes in If... Then: Algorithmic Power and Politics.
The podcast Corona the Colonizer is centered around the metaphor of the pandemic as a colonizer. By interviewing three Tilburg University students an answer is provided to whether experiencing the pandemic unites or divides them.