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Tag: Media Studies

  • All books are equal, but some books…

    All books are equal, but some books…

    When I tell people that I work as a scholar in book and publishing studies, it’s often not immediately clear to people what aspects of the book I would then study. In this post, I try to explain some key concepts through George Orwell's Animal Farm.
  • For practice or preaching: why do academics blog?

    For practice or preaching: why do academics blog?

    Blogposts can be published quickly, linking to current events and other media. They're a means to engage in an ongoing discourse, and to practice your writing (and they get read more than articles). Let's explore the many reasons why academics should blog!
  • The Rage and The Machine

    The Rage and The Machine

    Can a retweet be a criminal offense? Yes, say judges in a recent verdict in the The Hague 'Context-case,' which deals with the question of 'incitement' in the use of social media by terrorist organizations. And what does this say about Twitter?