Populist Soap Opera by Donald Trump

Sead Alić


This text seeks to draw attention to the connection between Trump’s political career and his participation in media spectacles. Through this connection, the text emphasizes the power of a completely new medium - comments on social networks. These comments enabled the kind of speech that of trends in hate speech. The media dimension of Trumpism testifies the participation and importance of the media for any formation or maintenance of power.


trumpism; media; xenophobia; middle-class; America

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.51558/2490-3647.2022.7.1.43


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