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Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century

@inproceedings{Jenkins2006ConfrontingTC,
  title={Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century},
  author={Henry Jenkins},
  year={2006}
}
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 forms (digital sampling, modding, fan videomaking, fan fiction), working in teams to complete tasks and develop new knowledge (as in Wikipedia), and shaping the flow of media (as in blogging or podcasting). A growing body of scholarship suggests potential benefits of these activities, including opportunities… 

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