Theories & Links

Teen Content Creators and Consumers....American teenagers today are utilizing the interactive capabilities of the internet as they create and share their own media creations. Fully half of all teens and 57% of teens who use the internet could be considered Content Creators. They have created a blog or webpage, posted original artwork, photography, stories or videos online or remixed online content into their own new creations.

Broadband changing life in US: study...."Always on" broadband internet hook-ups are transforming American life, empowering grass roots politics, moulding new work and shopping habits and bringing far flung families closer.

Is the British blogosphere lagging behind?...An opinionated media and a less polarized political climate means U.K. bloggers don’t fill the same role as in the U.S. But Britblogs may have found a niche.

Towards professional participatory storytelling in journalism and advertising...The Internet has had a major impact on all levels of (information) societies throughout the world. For media professionals whose work has primarily been defined as creative storytelling — whether in advertising, journalism, the central question seems to be to what extent storytelling can be content– or connectivity–based, and what level of participation can or should be included in the narrative experience.

Copyleft...and other key concepts in the creative commons movement.


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