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Fans, blogueros y videojuegos: HENRY JENKINS: Books – Download Henry Jenkins – Fans Blogueros y Videojuegos. Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers has ratings and 18 reviews. Kifflie said: I’m a big fan of Henry Jenkins (does that make me a meta-fan?), because he’s one.

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This is a collection of articles from Henry Jenkins, over the span of his career as a media academic. Most were written before the explosion of fandom on the Web, but the scenarios and behaviors he describes will still seem familiar — technology may change, but people don’t.

De mayor quiero ser como Henry Jenkins: Though marginal and largely invisible to the general public at the time, today, media producers and advertisers, not to mention researchers and fans, take for granted the idea that the success of a media franchise depends on fan investments and participation. The concluding essays include some really speculative comments that associate Klebold and Harris with a kind of “revenge of the nerds” narrative that has since been debunked.

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Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers: Media Consumers in a Digital Age by Henry Jenkins

Books by Henry Jenkins. So what Jenkins wrote about these games and Columbine massacre are worth reading, although I thought he was a bit defensive and didn’t weight both sides’ arguments fairly.

For sure, there are some topics covered in this book which I wasn’t particularly keen on studying, and which those I may recommend this book to would be pretty confused by when thinking, “and Adam said I should read this? Want to Read saving…. The last section is Jenkin’s turn to weigh in on the on-going debate about media violence and its effects if any. Oct 02, Andy Oram rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


For the non-fannish, this collection asks and explores important issues, like the conflict between the old consumption of media and the new, fannish consumption of media. This is like reading about myself. I particularly enjoyed the final third of the book, dealing with a post-Columbine mindset towards media and the preponderance of “media effects” in the national discourse which Jenkins suggests is extraordinarily foolhardy, if not dangerous.

It was my least favorite part of the book. Those who are already predisposed towards violence might be pushed over the edge but that’s a very small percentage of any given population.

Refresh and try again. Paperbackpages. Jun 07, Carey rated it liked it Recommends it for: Though marginal and largely invisible to the general public at the time, Henry Jenkins at Authors Google video Henry Jenkins”s pioneering work in the early s promoted the idea that fans are among the most active, creative, critically engaged, and socially connected consumers of popular culture and that they represent the vanguard of a new relationship with mass media.

Return to Book Page. Aug 19, Tom rated videojuegs liked it Shelves: The representation of the Columbine shooters does not benefit from research done by those who studied the shootings and shooters in depth only to find that they were not victims of school bullying, but especially in Harris’s case, bullies.

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Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers: Media Consumers in a Digital Age

Recommended to anyone with an interest in media and society. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I don’t find any single, overarching point in Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers it’s a collection of distinct essays spanning several years but as I went along, I felt that I got a deeper understanding of some interesting topics in culture, and blofueros.

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The representation of the Columbine shooters does not If fana haven’t read Henry Jenkins, this book provides a good overview, including essays that were later developed into his most influential books, Textual Poachers and Convergence Videojudgos.

The book is organized chronologically into t Last semester I worked on a Web 2. Indira rated it liked it Aug 13, Decent resource for anyone in fan studies. How can media makers create better shows by involving their audiences? His is also a voice of sense and r I’m a big fan of Henry Jenkins does that make me a meta-fan? Starting with an interview on the current bloguers of fan studies, this volume maps the core theoretical and methodological issues in Fan Studies.

It’s limit This is a collection of articles from Henry Jenkins, over the span of his career as a media academic. The basic gist is: Of special note is “Monsters Next Door,” a father-son dialogue about portrayals of adulthood, adolescence, and adult-adolescent relationships in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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