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THUD is a brand new concept in music journalism. We want to provide you with content that dives deeper into the ideas, themes, and intentions of musicians, and the culture that surrounds them by providing long-form features that analyse and engage with artists, fans and convergence culture. 58 more words

Convergence Culture

McLuhan's Tetrad for Modern Media

McLuhan’s (1988) tetrad mode of evaluating media effects provides a solid foundation for gauging the value and impacts of different media developments. However, its relevance to the modern digital age can be seen to wane in light of the increasingly complex interrelations between new media and technologies. 509 more words

Communication

Web 2.0: What does it mean for film?

Web 2.0

With the interactive platform of the internet filmmakers are closer than ever before with their audiences.

When I was growing up film was my safe place.  275 more words

Blog

Donnie Darko: Waking the Transmedia Universe

Donnie Darko (2001) is a psychological thriller directed by Richard Kelly and starring Jake Gyllenhaal. The story follows a teenager being lead to cause mischief by his imaginary friend Frank before the world ends, kinda (make sure you… 253 more words

Blog

Video Games in a Culture of Convergence

Written by Jens Kjeldgaard-Christiansen:

This post argues that the modern video game bears a unique affinity to contemporary convergence culture. Recognizing this affinity will improve our understanding of the video game as well as the media culture framing it. 2,223 more words

Research Blog

The Changing World of Documentary

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

Film

EA Sports: Women in the Game?

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

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