Weng Marc Lim defines the ‘selfie’ as “a self-expressive photograph featuring the photographer as the primary individual” in a “background that is consciously created, modified and shared with others”.
Media frames in the context of mass-media communication refers to the way interpretations of a message are encouraged or discouraged. It was first introduced by Erving Goffman in 1974 through his book, ‘Frame Analysis’.
Despite getting banned several times on a wide variety of online platforms, Andrew Tate continues to gain influence online. This article analyses Andrew Tate’s online presence, to show how he deploys his media literacy to spread his ideas.
R/place is a perfect example of relational participatory art. This paper explores why it can be classified as such, and how it decommodifies and re-democratizes the collaborative, online pixel board artform.
Netflix's newest series on Jeffrey Dahmer has sparked a large debate. In this study, I look at the Twitter conversations surrounding the Dahmer series and how they affect the broader conversation about the ethics of the true crime genre.
What can a single individual change by exposing the wrongdoings of a successful multinational corporation? This paper examines the case of a whistleblower who uncovered integrity violations and political manipulation facilitated by Facebook.
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?
In this paper, discourse analysis is done on two TikTok entries to the inverted filter trend that became very popular in April 2021. By showing facial asymmetry as normal, Aubrey Ober gave a twist to the trend and recycled the trend's meaning.