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Media Fan Cultures

Exploring Henry Jenkins’ definition of “fan culture”

    Henry Jenkins defines Fan Culture in their book Convergence Culture as “Culture that is produced by fans and other amateurs for circulation through an underground economy and that draws much of its content from the commercial culture.” (2006, p. 285). This essay explores this definition with reference to some of his other works, such as, Textual Poachers (2013) and Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers. (2006).

    Research Report: Star Trek Fan Culture

      A report exploring Star Trek‘s fan culture and pracices, divided into three website analysis, a look at an E-Discussion, a critical review of a journal article and a detailed appendix.