Media & Journalism

University of East Anglia
Media & Journalism
Briony Hannell

This paper explores two contemporary American independent romantic comedies, (500) Days of Summer (2009) and Ruby Sparks (2012), in which the narrative is framed through the perspective of the male hero and his romantic...

Utrecht University
Media & Journalism
Ilse Johanna Hoeve

In this paper the author investigates the use of Twitter by the twelve provinces of the Netherlands during election time using a mixed method approach. The research question was “How do the Dutch provinces use Twitter to persuade citizens to vote...

Western University
Media & Journalism
Charlotte Yun

Dramatic shifts in technology have transformed the structures of civic participation and communication in the latter half of the 20th century, and optimistic presumptions purporting the global establishment of “e-democracy” has become a commonly...

Media & Journalism
Emma Rose

This paper questions the belief that current social networking platforms (Facebook, Instagram, etc.) offer total creative agency in the user's representation of their identity online. The author chooses to criticize the claim through applying...

National University of Singapore
Media & Journalism
Phillip Goh

The advent of the digital age brought with it the loss of scarcity, posing a threat to industries whose continued profitability depended heavily on preserving it. As music and film became available in digital form, their economic characteristics...

Dublin City University
Media & Journalism
Giulia Luzi

Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela from 1998 until his death in 2013, is among the most discussed and controversial Latin American political figures, being the first President representing the so-called “Pink Tide”, the resurgence of left-wing...

City University, London
Media & Journalism
Carolina Are

As Twitter gains prominence as a tool for gathering and disseminating news, the core journalistic value of impartiality is being challenged (Singer, 2011:843). Through social networks, journalists find themselves choosing between acting as an...