Friday, January 6, 2012

Henry Jenkins interviewed by Simon Pulman About His forthcoming Book Spreadable Media

Simon Pulman of Starlight Runner Entertainment interviews media scholar Henry Jenkins about his forthcoming book Speadable Media, co-authored with Sam Ford and Joshua Green.

 Interesting comments about the participatory divide and how kids can engage with media in a "meaningful way."

follow: Henry Jenkins @henryjenkins
blog:  Confessions of An Aca-Fan
serialized white paper on blog: If It Doesn't Spread, It's Dead (part one): Media Viruses and Memes

follow: @simonpulman
blog: Transmythology

related articles:
Spreadable Media: Creating Meaning and Value in A Networked Culture

FOE5 Panel-Spreadable Media
"Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green–co-authors of the forthcoming book Spreadable Media–share recent experiments from independent filmmakers, video game designers, comic book creators, and artists and discuss the promises and challenges of models for deeper audience participation with the media industries, setting the stage for the issues covered by the conference." - Annenberg Innovation Lab

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