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What is Convergence Culture?

Henry Jenkins, author of “Convergence Culture” (2006) defines convergence culture as “where old and new media collide, where grassroots and corporate media intersect, where the power of the media producer and the power of the media consumer interact in unpredictable ways.” 277 more words

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What is a Convergence Culture?

So what is a converged culture?

According to Henry Jenkins a professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, who wrote the book, “

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Week 3 Discussion

1. Discuss the possible limitations around the movement towards “convergence” as defined in Pavlik and McIntosh’s chapter 1. Also answer in what ways has mass communication and interpersonal forms of communication has blurred? 601 more words

Week 03 Discussion

  1. Discuss the possible limitations around the movement towards “convergence” as defined in Pavlik and McIntosh’s chapter 1. Also answer in what ways has mass communication and interpersonal forms of communication has blurred?
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Digital Cinephilia.


My consumption of the internet has significantly changed over the past four or five years. I frequently use social media sites, review websites and streaming websites, in order to access content and information in relation to screen media and film. 350 more words

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”Worship at the Altar of Convergence” – Henry Jenkins

In his essay, Jenkins aptly describes the tumultuous state of the current media where uncertainties and rapid changes constantly are in flux. To better understand why the media functions the way it does today, he eagerly welcomes us to the concept of Convergence Culture “where old and new media collide, where grassroots and corporate media intersect, where the power of media producer and the power of the media consumer interact in unpredictable ways” (2). 403 more words