Essays about: "censorship"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 essays containing the word censorship.

  1. 1. China's sharp power through TikTok : A case study of how China can use sharp power through TikTok

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Elina Melin; [2021]
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    Abstract : This study develops a theoretical framework for the concept of sharp power and applies it on the case of TikTok to gain an understanding of how China can use sharp power through TikTok. The first research question refers to how sharp power can be conceptualized and what its key components are. READ MORE

  2. 2. Potential of Blockchain and Cryptoeconomics in Developing Independent and Constructive Journalism : Case Study on Steem Blockchain and Steemit Network

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Journalistik

    Author : Khalaf Alkhalaf; [2020]
    Keywords : Blockchain; Cryptoeconomics; ICO; Independent Journalism; Constructive Journalism; Publishing Platforms; Steemit Network; Content Creators; Reward System; Countries in Transition; Arab World;

    Abstract : Advanced Technology drives the increasing anti-censorship, decentralised social media networks, and publishing platforms that are based on blockchain, where no single party can control these platforms, which results in safeguarding information circulation, freedom to publish, and independence of journalism. Furthermore, cryptoeconomics associated with blockchain creates an easy economic model to find sustainable financing for independent journalism by Initial Coin Offering. READ MORE

  3. 3. "Express yourself in new ways" - wait, not like that : A semiotic analysis of norm-breaking pictures on Instagram

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap; Jönköping University/HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Andrea Bille Pettersson; Aino Vauhkonen; [2020]
    Keywords : social media; norms; roles; gender; self-representation; digital activism; censorship; female sexuality; women stereotyping;

    Abstract : Instagram, as one of today’s largest social media platforms, plays a significant part in the maintaining and reproducing of existing stereotypes and role expectations for women. The purpose of the thesis is to study how Instagram interprets violations against its guidelines, and whether decisions to remove certain pictures from the platform are in line with terms of use, or part of human subjectivity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Censorship as Part of Localization : Practice and Perception of Regional Changes in Japanese and Western Video Games

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Högskolan på Gotland/Institutionen för speldesign; Uppsala universitet/Högskolan på Gotland/Institutionen för speldesign

    Author : Chantal Blokker; Florent Schmidt; [2020]
    Keywords : Localization; Censorship; Self-censorship; Game Rating Systems; Outrage Culture; Japan; the West;

    Abstract : Regular online outrage about changed content in regional editions of video games has brought our attention to the concepts of censorship and localization. Game Rating Systems have their fair share of critics among those debating the details of localized content and prove to be in a peculiar position between developers and the end-user. READ MORE

  5. 5. The threats from China : A case study over how the Swedish media respond and is affected by threats and harassment from Chinese authorities

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Julia Grip; [2020]
    Keywords : China; threats; harassment; journalists; media; Sweden; Kina; hot; trakasserier; journalist; media; Sverige;

    Abstract : In 2018, there was clear evidence that Sweden was targeted of China’s attempts to influence their media. The Chinese embassy started criticising Swedish news reporting through insults or even threats. Since 2017 the Chinese ambassador has been summoned more than 40 times to the Swedish foreign department for his spiteful attacks on the media. READ MORE