Henry Jenkins

Henry Jenkins


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in Atlanta, Georgia, The United States
June 04, 1958

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The horrifying and tragic news of the shooting in Aurora, Colorado this weekend requires some degree of reflection on our parts. As someone who found himself very much involved in the national debates surrounding the Columbine Shootings in the late 1990s, there is a terrible sense of deja vu: we all know all too well the twists and turns the national debate will take and the dangers of what hap...

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Average rating: 3.85 · 4,948 ratings · 297 reviews · 41 distinct worksSimilar authors
Convergence Culture: Where ...

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Textual Poachers: Televisio...

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Spreadable Media: Creating ...

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Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers:...

3.84 avg rating — 240 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Confronting the Challenges ...

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Participatory Culture in a ...

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Reading in a Participatory ...

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Hop on Pop: The Politics an...

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The Wow Climax: Tracing the...

3.65 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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The Children's Culture Reader

3.88 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1998 — 5 editions
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“The worst thing a kid can say about homework is that it is too hard. The worst thing a kid can say about a game is it's too easy.”
Henry Jenkins

“...Fan fiction is a way of the culture repairing the damage done in a system where contemporary myths are owned by corporations instead of owned by the folk.”
Henry Jenkins

“Fandom, after all, is born of a balance between fascination and frustration: if media content didn't fascinate us, there would be no desire to engage with it; but if it didn't frustrate us on some level, there would be no drive to rewrite or remake it.”
Henry Jenkins, Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide



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