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Readings, Lecture & Group Work

This week’s topic ‘Participatory Media and Convergence’, focused on 1. professional quality and 2. social relevance, the confluence between the amateur and the professional in media production and consumption, and the audience as ‘prosumers’ (Deuze, 2007). 131 more words

Individual Blog

Back To Block One

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Part of the beauty of working in a group is that you get an input of so many wonderful ideas. 168 more words

Revenge Avengers

“If old consumers were assumed to be passive, the new consumer is active…if old consumers were isolated individuals, then new consumers are more socially connected. If old consumers were seen as compliant, then new consumers are resistant, taking media into their own hands.” 

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Convergence Culture

Participation and Convergence

We began to flesh out our group project more in this afternoon’s tute and realised that investigating the online platforms used by creative industries would be a perfect way to explore the convergence culture that Jonathon was talking about in the lecture. 124 more words

Investigative Feature

Stars Born From The Convergence Culture

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The print media may be dying due to the convergence culture in creative industries, but what’s reassuring is that there’s new opportunities offered by the Internet. 152 more words