Hannibal Munk
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New research: Danish satirical cartoons challenge readers less than we think

Danish satirical cartoons are less provocative and challenge the readers less than we think they do. This is revealed by a new PhD thesis from Roskilde University.

Rasmus Kjærgaard Rasmussen
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Greenland’s desire for independence is a fight based on rhetoric and laws

The legacy of colonialism lingers, huge investments from China are a temptation, and influence with the United States is at stake when Denmark and Greenland struggle rhetorically over the control of Greenland’s underground riches.

Susana Tosca - Rubrik
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When Game of Thrones becomes a common language to talk about serious issues

In a changed media landscape, pop culture references become a common language - one that is moving beyond the fictional entertainment universes and gets used as a framework to talk about everyday life or serious subjects, shows the research of Associate Professor Susana Tosca.

Ib Tunby Gulbrandsen - Rubrik
ARTICLE
No one avoids Trump

The communication of US companies is - no matter the intent - increasingly being interpreted as statements for or against the president. Researchers from Roskilde University have studied how Donald Trump impacts the communication culture in God’s own country.

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