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Convergence culture

Henry Jenkins

Convergence culture

where old and new media collide

by Henry Jenkins

  • 11 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media and culture -- United States,
  • Popular culture -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-278) and index.

    StatementHenry Jenkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP94.65.U6 J46 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 308 p. :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23240767M
    ISBN 100814742815
    ISBN 109780814742815
    LC Control Number2006007358

      Convergence Culture – Summary and Questions-Daniel. Posted on | Novem | No Comments. Convergence Culture. By Henry Jenkins. First published in , Henry Jenkins’ book, “Convergence Culture – Where Old and New Media Collide” discusses the intersection of three central ideas in a growingly interconnected world. Media Convergence – .   convergence culture: Convergence culture is the merging of the various forms of media so that the media consumer has become an active participant in the guiding forces behind that media. It is the convergence of consumers, producers, corporations, and advertisers such that the lines between each party’s role is no longer a strict boundary.

    In the end, Convergence Culture is a good overview for readers interested in popular culture and an excellent introduction for the general public. Jenkins' combination of readable, entertaining, lucid prose, practical application, and scholarly foundations helps to establish this book as a popular analysis of contemporary cultural life. media, convergence is imperative for the study of children’s literature because it exemplifies the current moment in popular children’s culture and allows scholarship of children’s literature to grow with the expanding digital era.

    Fandom, Gender, and the Convergence Culture Industry. Author: Suzanne Scott; Publisher: NYU Press ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Reveals the systematic marginalization of women within pop culture fan communities When Ghostbusters returned to the screen in , some male fans of the original film boycotted the .   Henry Jenkins is most famously associated with this model of media convergence, and he elaborated the concept in his influential and much-debated book Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Author: Jean Burgess.


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The chapters focusing on Survivor, The Matrix, and Harry Potter fanficton are all of Cited by: This book is strong in media theory but I did not enjoy the author's choice of case studies.

Jenkins defines the convergence culture as a place "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."/5. Writing Convergence culture book book has been an epic journey, helped along by many hands.

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Convergence Culture is a book about many of the things that technology is incorporating into our lives that we are slowly taking for granted.

If you have ever been interested in how technology is changing how we view the world, this is a good book to look at.

The chapters focusing on Survivor, The Matrix, and Harry Potter fanficton are all of /5(42). Convergence Culture is a must read Jenkins offers numerous insights on how technology and media professionals can forge better relationships with their customers." * Slashdot * ";One of those rare works that is closer to an operating system than a traditional book: its a platform that people will be building Convergence culture book for years to come/5(K).

Educators, media specialists, policy makers and parents will find Convergence Culture both lively and enlightening." --John Seely Brown, Former Chief Scientist, Xerox Corp & director of Xerox PARC. And oh, one more endorsement, for a second book also coming out this summer, Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers: Exploring Participatory Culture.

Winner of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award Choice Outstanding Academic TitleA classic study on the dynamic between an individual and different media channels Convergence Culture maps a new territory: where old and new media intersect, where grassroots and corporate media collide, where the 4/5(27).

Jenkins ends Convergence with a welcoming: "Welcome to convergence culture, 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.

Convergence culture is the future, but it is taking shape now. Winner of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award Choice Outstanding Academic TitleA classic study on the dynamic between an individual and different media channels Convergence Culture maps a new territory: where old.

Convergence Culture maps a new territory: where old and new media intersect, where grassroots and corporate media collide, where the power of the media producer and the power of the consumer interact in unpredictable ways.

Convergence Culture is a term coined by Henry Jenkins in his book Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide (). The term is used to describe a new era of transition where 'new and old media collide'. Jenkins’ understanding of convergence is primarily a cultural process, where convergent cultural practices include both the consumption and creation of media.

Henry Jenkins at [email protected] (video) Winner of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award Choice Outstanding Academic Title Convergence Culture maps a new territory: where old and new media intersect, where grassroots and corporate media collide, where the power of the media producer and the power of the.

This brings us to MIT Media Studies Professor Henry Jenkins and his book Convergence Culture. Jenkins knows exactly what he means by the term convergence, and his definition is much more complex, subtle, and interesting than the old one.

Jenkins is not interested in the hardware level at all, but rather looks at looks at trends in media. "Convergence Culture" is a book on how media distribution and consumption is changing written by Henry Jenkins, Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education at USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

I found it to be an interesting read with a unique take on how the shifts in media consumption and distribution are. Convergence Culture provides a view that looks at the restless ocean and tracks the currents rather than just looking at the individual rocks on the beach.”-The McClatchy Newspapers, “;One of those rare works that is closer to an operating system than a traditional book: it’s a platform that people will be building on for years to come/5(10).

Henry Jenkins at [email protected] (video) Winner of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award Choice Outstanding Academic Title Convergence Culture maps a new territory: where old and new media intersect, where grassroots and corporate media collide, where the power of the media producer and the power Cited by: Convergence Culture is a must read Jenkins offers numerous insights on how technology and media professionals can forge better relationships with their customers.

* Slashdot * ;One of those rare works that is closer to an operating system than a traditional book: its a platform that people will be building on for years to come. Winner of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award Choice Outstanding Academic Title Convergence Culture maps a new territory: where old and new media intersect, where grassroots and corporate media collide, where the power of the media producer and the power of the consumer interact in 5/5(1).

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Henry Jenkin’s Convergence Culture is a detailed book centering on emergent media, corporate change, and fan-based participatory popularity. Comprised primarily of readings that situate some grounded theory to explain what convergence theory/culture is (i.e., the relationship between three concepts- media, participatory culture, and collective intelligence).

Conclusion These multiple forms of media convergence are leading us toward a digital renaissance – a period of transition and transformation that will affect all aspects of our lives.

Media convergence is sparking a range of social, political, economic and legal disputes because of conflicting goals of consumers, producers and gatekeepers.This book is about the relationship between three concepts—media convergence, participatory culture, and collective intelligence.

By convergence, I mean the flow of content across multiple media platforms, the cooperation between multiple media industries, and the migratory behavior of media audiences who will go almost.