Showrunner as Auteur: Bridging the Culture/ Economy Binary in Digital Hollywood

@article{Blakey2017ShowrunnerAA,
  title={Showrunner as Auteur: Bridging the Culture/ Economy Binary in Digital Hollywood},
  author={Elizabeth Blakey},
  journal={Open Cultural Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={1},
  pages={321 - 332}
}
  • Elizabeth Blakey
  • Published 2017
  • Art
  • Open Cultural Studies
  • Abstract This article engages the metaphor of showrunner as auteur to examine freedom of expression in television. News articles offer the metaphor of showrunner as auteur, with Hollywood journalists discussing the writer-producers of the new Golden Age of Television. Media convergence, including cable and digital technologies, has disrupted traditional TV organisations and power brokers, bringing about a renaissance. Jenkins (2006) challenges scholars to see media convergence in terms of voice… CONTINUE READING
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