Recognition and Identity in the Digital Age: The Affective Politics of Young People on Social Media

This research project emerges from the context of increasing political polarisation across media and social media platforms, leading to a hollowing of the centre, the amplification of mis- and disinformation, and an ensuing struggle for control over cultural narratives. The resulting “culture wars” become the background against which young people today learn about the world and … Read more

Marc Cheong

Marc is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems (Digital Ethics). He is interested in the intersection of technology (big data, social media, etc) and philosophy (existentialism, ethics, epistemology, and Experimental Philosophy). He is especially interested in the interdisciplinary analysis of contemporary social media from an existentialist lens by challenging the contemporary notion of authenticity on … Read more

Don Fallis

Don Fallis is a Professor of Philosophy and Computer Science at Northeastern University. His research interests include epistemology, philosophy of information, and philosophy of mathematics. His articles on lying and deception have appeared in the Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Studies, and the Australasian Journal of Philosophy.

Danielle Arets

Danielle Arets is professor of journalism and innovation at Fontys University of Applied Sciences. The research group is concerned with (re)designing journalism against a digital context. Using design methods, the professorship develops tangible interventions and prototypes.

Sacha Altay

Sacha Altay is a postdoctoral researcher at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University. His works revolves around why people believe and share false information.

Ruben den Boer

Ruben den Boer is a Research Master student in Linguistics and Communication Sciences at Tilburg University. He is a self-proclaimed medianerd who is intrigued by how people share and consume m/disinformation and conspiracy theories via online platforms. He has a background in Media, Information and Communications.

Digital Humanities Tilburg