Essays about: "celebrity news"

Found 4 essays containing the words celebrity news.

  1. 1. ‘Cute Politics’ : a case study of 2018 Taipei mayoral candidates Ko Wen-je and Ting Shouchung’s self-presentation on Instagram

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Teng-Jhong Yeh; [2019]
    Keywords : Instagram; Goffman; dramaturgy theory; Sajiao; politician celebritisation; Taiwan; Ko Wen-je; Ting Shou-chung; self-presentation; hashtag; interactivity; Internet influencer; Taiwan-China relations; visual communication; impression management; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study the self-images built on the social media Instagram by the re-elected Mayor Ko Wen-je and the second place Ting Shou-chung in 2018 Taipei mayoral election. Through conducting a qualitative content analysis as the research method and applying Goffman’s dramaturgy theory as the theoretical framework to analyse every Ko and Ting’s Instagram posting in the duration of the 6 months before the 2018 Taipei mayoral election, this thesis probes into Ko and Ting’s performance on the front-stage Instagram. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sentiment and growth of different news categories on Twitter : A study in Natural Language Processing

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Navid Haghshenas; Diar Sabri; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In this age of digitalization, people have begun to change their news consumption behavior. More than half the population of the world has internet access and thereby readily available platforms for acquiring and disseminating news. READ MORE

  3. 3. It’s a Man’s Weed : Mainstream Online News and Visibility During America’s New Marijuana Legalization Era

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Kasey Hariman; [2016]
    Keywords : feminism; celebrity studies; journalism studies; gender; critical discourse analysis; content analysis; cannabis; marijuana; news sources; The Seattle Times; Snoop; Bill Clinton; Barack Obama; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to shed some light on the emerging mainstream news discourses connected to marijuana’s legalization in parts of the United States by asking who is most involved in these discourses, what connections involvement may have to social status and social factors, most significantly gender, as well as what a few discursive themes in marijuana-related coverage might be, and what further research could be most needed. The literature review focused on critical theory, as well as feminist journalism studies, celebrity studies, and other research connected to emerging discourses, in an effort to approach a topic with limited prior social scientific research from a social scientific viewpoint. READ MORE

  4. 4. The life of Kanye : a qualitative content analysis of Kanye West’s twitter practice

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kommunikation och medier

    Author : Lucas Gloe; [2016]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Celebrity Twitter use has recently been the subject of celebrity studies. Performing authenticity and intimacy as well as engaging interactively with followers are considered central characteristics of ‘micro-celebrity’ practice, which is widely considered to be extensively utilized by celebrities in their use of Twitter. READ MORE