Emillie de Keulenaar, Kaspar Beelen, Ivan Kisjes and Marc Tuters on the “Intellectualisation” of Hate Speech on YouTube – DH 2019

Emillie, Kaspar Beelen, Ivan and Marc have presented research on the so-called “intellectualisation” of race-related language on YouTube comments and transcripts at the latest 2019 Digital Humanities conference. This research was based on research completed at the Digital Methods Winter School sprint in collaboration with Stephanie Tintel, Daniël Jurg, Laurie Le Bomin, Jonathan Hendrickx, Kristina […]

Marc Tuters on Post-Truth at the Stimuleringsfonds voor de Journalistiek [Dutch]

Marc Tuters of OILab joined a conference panel organised by the Stimuleringsfonds voor de Journalistiek and IMMovator, together with journalist Joris Luyendijk and writer/Internet-sceptic Evgeny Morozov. Tuters touched upon the merging dynamics between Internet memes and post-truth politics, forming vehicles for political propaganda. In doing so, Tuters claims the meme-culture of these online right-wing movements […]