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? 642 more words
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1. Although in our society today we see convergence happening on a variety of different slates, there are limitations that must be recognized. As stated in Pavlik & McIntosh, we see that the three main types of convergence being technological, economic and cultural convergence. 360 more words
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
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