Tag Archives: Convergence Culture

The Internet as a new form of global folk culture

” I think the Internet is causing a renaissance of folk culture in reaction to the domination of the past several decades of mainstream mass media” — In this vlog, Lauren Bird gives a nice explanation of Henry Jenkins’ work … Continue reading

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Viral vs. Spreadable

Henry Jenkins, author of Convergence Culture, talks with Nieman Journalism Lab’s Nikki Usher about the new book he’s writing on the difference between content created by media organizations and user-generated content. Photo by Joi Ito used under a Creative Commons license. … Continue reading

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