Are reality television shows the new documentary?
Where is the line draw between absolute truth and fiction? The second the camera is put into position to capture a moment of time it is biased. 369 more words
In Condis’ article she points out from Jenkins’ ideas of convergence culture that, “‘not all participants’ in a convergence culture ‘are created equal. … Corporations – and even individuals within corporate media – still exert greater power than any individual consumer or even the aggregate of consumers’ “(p.199). 285 more words
According to the Gregg Driscoll reading, ‘participatory culture’ is basically the idea of audiences being able to interact with the media they are consuming. “At its clearest, participatory culture describes the systematic generation of audience activity, usually by digital media” (Driscoll, 574). 136 more words
The first thing that comes to mind when I hear the words “convergent media” is my iPhone. I can call people, text people, post a Facebook status, share my lunch on Instagram, Snapchat a video of the dance floor at The Grand, transfer $4.95 into my account for a Happy Meal after the grand, check up if Centrelink has paid me yet… let’s not go there. 356 more words