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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). 124 more words

Individual Blog

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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Website Development

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