The problem of corporate media is not their creation of echo chambers; it is that media organizations have allowed people whose views run against democracy to gain such a large following that their lies are now seen by many as fact.
This paper analyzes the media storm around hydroxychloroquine as a potential COVID-19 treatment through the lens of Golebiewski and boyd's concept of data voids (2018) and Venturini's concept of 'junk news' (2019).
'Digilante' BuzzFeed posts shows how the news outlet taps into the anger of the crowds to mediate digilantism. Readers are invited to participate in online shaming but also prove to be critical of BuzzFeed as a normative power.
This paper presents an exploration of tensions between Tim Hofman's presentation of postures in the private and public sphere, unraveling both the poems in his collection Grappig Jammer (2019) and his celebrity media performances.
Trump's 2020 election campaign is adopting war metaphors in an attempt at big organizing aiming to create an "army" of supporters. These efforts are supported by a masterful use of the hybrid media system against Joe Biden's most moderate campaign.