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Week 8: Researching Digital Fandom

Digital Fandom: Mass Effect

According to Pearson (2010), the digital revolution has had a profound impact upon fandom, particularly as it blurs the lines between producers and consumers, creates relationships between powerful corporations and individual fans, and ultimately given rise to new forms of cultural production such as fan-fiction, fan-art, and fan-discussion. 562 more words

Metadata and a Big Brother State

Henry Jenkins and his explanations of Convergence Culture was one of my first introductions to my Communication and Media Degree.

And since that first viewing, in a stuffy lecture hall in 2012, I have watched the video, blogged about the topic and referenced him countless times. 301 more words


Convergence Culture

Convergence Culture…..where to begin? If you are asking yourself “What does this term mean?” think about it. You know what convergence means, and you know what culture means. 655 more words

Media Criticism

Week 8

Henry Jenkins defines convergence culture as a shift in the logic by which culture operates, emphasizing the flow of content across media channels. To better understand that meaning I think I should define… 75 more words

Convergence Culture

This week in my DH class we read some of Henry Jenkins’ Convergence Culture. While I agree with most of what Jenkins talked about, I also found some parts that were problematic for me. 372 more words

Digital Humanities

Just Another Transmedia Story...

According to Henry Jenkins the author of Convergence Culture Where Old and New Media Collide:

“Transmedia storytelling represents a process where integral elements of a fiction get dispersed systematically across multiple delivery channels for the purpose of creating a unified and coordinated entertainment experience.

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