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

I read Jenkins’s more significant book “Convergence Culture” and found this one a useful follow-up. Also interesting, in a “I-had-no-idea-this-even-existed” kind of way, is his article on fan “slash writing” which is De mayor quiero ser como Henry Jenkins: I am a fan.

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 I see in Henry Jenkins, if not the scholar I’d like to be, then at least a signpost pointing in the direction I’d academically like to head. This is a collection of articles from Henry Jenkins, over the span of his career as a media academic.

His is also a voice of sense and r I’m a big fan of Henry Jenkins does that make me a meta-fan? This is a useful book for exploring some of what pop culture studies is about and providing some context as to how the academic study of pop culture has evolved as pop culture and technology have involved.

As an ex-film theory student, I had to read the book.

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Lauren rated it really liked it Feb 20, Brett rated it it was ok Jun 27, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Last semester I worked on a Web 2.

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This is like reading about myself. The book is organized chronologically into t Last semester I worked on a Web 2. The language is a bit dry and academic for my tastes, but the subject matter is fascinating – especially when we see how drastically the internet has changed how fan communities emerge, grow and interact.

At that point, I began to notice glogueros and misrepresentations in his depiction of his ideological opponents. I see in Henry Jenkins, if not the scholar I’d like to be, then at least a signpost pointing in the direction I’d academically like to head. The book is organized chronologically into three sections: 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. Jul 28, Amanda rated it really liked it.

It was my least favorite part of the book.

Henry Jenkins – Fans Blogueros y Videojuegos

Sep 30, Bob rated it really liked it. Bringing together the highlights of a decade and a half of groundbreaking research into the cultural life of media consumers, Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers takes readers from Jenkins’s progressive early work defending fan culture against those who would marginalize or stigmatize it, through to his more recent work, combating moral panic and defending Goths and gamers in herny wake of the Columbine shootings.

The section on video-gaming documents his participation in national debates about video-game violence following the Columbine shootings in Julie rated it liked it Jul 09, Indira rated it liked it Aug 13, Trivia About Fans, Bloggers, a Dec 28, Rebecca rated it really liked it.

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It was interesting not only to see the history of how fandom developed and grew, but also learning of the roll the internet played in growing fan culture as well. This book is an update to Textual Poachers, his book about fandom and fan fiction. Do gamers take the violence in games seriously? 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 media.

If nothing else, this book serves as a fantastic launchpad for discussion, and I’d highly recommend it to anyone who wants to have a conversation about media, its power, and the people who obsess over it. Be the first to ask a question about Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers.

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

Return to Book Page. To see what blogheros friends thought of this book, please sign up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Some of these were dense academic papers while others were written for a more popular audience; all were interesting, but I had a definite preference for the shorter, more accessible pieces. Marie-Lucie Bougon rated it really liked it Oct 25, The basic gist is: