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Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century
Many teens today who use the Internet are actively involved in participatory cultures -- joining online communities (Facebook, message boards, game clans), producing creative work in new formsExpand
Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide
"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 consumerExpand
Textual Poachers: Television Fans & Participatory Culture
Get a life,' William Shatner told Star Trek fans. Yet, as Textual Poachers argues, fans already have a life,' a complex subculture which draws its resources from commercial culture while alsoExpand
Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers: Exploring Participatory Culture
ContentsIntroduction: Confessions of an Aca/Fan I Inside Fandom1 Excerpts from "Matt Hills Interviews Henry Jenkins" 2 Star Trek Rerun, Reread, Rewritten: Fan Writing as Textual Poaching 3 "NormalExpand
Game Design as Narrative Architecture
The relationship between games and story remains a divisive question among game fans, designers, and scholars alike. At a recent academic Games Studies conference, for example, a blood feudExpand
Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture
Acknowledgments How to Read This Book Introduction: Why Media Spreads 1 Where Web 2.0 Went Wrong 2 Reappraising the Residual 3 The Value of Media Engagement 4 What Constitutes MeaningfulExpand
The Cultural Logic of Media Convergence
Responding to the contradictory nature of our current moment of media change, this article will sketch a theory of media convergence that allows us to identify major sites of tension and transitionExpand
The video game industry has been a major influence on students' lives in recent years. Now researchers consider how games might be used in pursuit of engaging, effective learning experiences. KurtExpand
Chess for girls? Feminism and computer games
A recent Saturday Night Live show (Dec. 6, 1997) featured a pseudo-commercial for ‘Chess for Girls.’ The skit opens with a brother and sister playing chess; the boy soon moves to checkmate hisExpand
Fans, Bloggers, And Gamers