Search for dissertations about: "media event"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 swedish dissertations containing the words media event.

  1. 1. Oscar Night in Hollywood : Fashioning the Red-Carpet from the Roosevelt Hotel to International Media

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Red-Carpet; Academy Awards; Oscars; Fashion; Oscarcast; Epiphenomena; Red-Carpet Treatment; Celebrity Culture; Hollywood Royalty; Stars; Glamour; Media History; Hollywood Designers; Edith Head; Fashion Expert; Fashion Consultant; Best- and Worst- Dressed List; Public Relations; Endorsement; Americana; Television; pseudo-event; media event; vortextuality; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates the red-carpet phenomenon from a historical perspective, seeking to understand how the Academy Awards’ red-carpet became the most prominent fashion show in media culture. The connections between Hollywood and the fashion industry predate the inception of the ceremony, and so does the role of Hollywood actresses as trendsetters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond Orientalism and Occidentalism Identity constructions in Arab and Western news media

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro university

    Author : Mahitab Ezz El Din; Örebro universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Orientalism; Occidentalism; Arab; West; Othering; identity; media constructions; tolerance; multiculturalism; xenophobia; Peace Journalism; Global War on Terror; Media and Communication Studies; Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study examines how the media construct the identities of the Other by creating various ‘us’ versus ‘them’ positions (Othering) when covering non-violence-based intercultural conflicts in Arab and Western news media. Othering in this study is understood as an umbrella concept that in general terms refers to the discursive process of constructing and positioning the Self and the Other into separate identities of an ‘us’ and a ‘them. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Doc, the Mock and the What? : Events of Realing, Mockumentalities and the Becoming-Political of the Viewing Subject

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Miriam von Schantz; Örebro universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mockumentary; reception study; method assemblage; spectatorial contract; Deleuze; Guattari; regime of truth; becoming-political;

    Abstract : This study aims at making inquiry into what happens when a viewing subject encounters a film where it proves difficult to recognize if it is factual or fictional. In order to meet this aim the dissertation offers an experimental approach of both theoretical and methodological nature. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bridging the blocked river : A study on internet and mobile phone practices within an environmental movement between 2005 and 2008 in Argentina and Uruguay

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Virginia Melián; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; internet; mobile phones; collective action; environmental movements; social movements; Latin America; protest; public sphere; Communication Studies; medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In recent years mobile phones and the internet have played an increasingly significant role, assisting in the organization of dissent worldwide. Only a few studies have dealt with the interplay between social movements and these digital media in Latin America so far. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Art of Making Democratic Trouble Four Art Events and Radical Democratic Theory

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Elín Hafsteinsdóttir; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; radical democracy; art; event; space of conflict; agonistic democracy; discourse theory; post-structuralist theory; Chantal Mouffe; Aletta Norval; Sweden; the Netherlands; democratic subjectivity; political subject; politicization; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Heated debates and strong emotions occasionally arise in the public sphere in the wake of an art object. The interaction that follows becomes part of what we as citizens share in a democracy, with its particular conditions of political speech and democratic exchange. READ MORE