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Author Meyers, Erin A.
Title Dishing dirt in the digital age : celebrity gossip blogs and participatory media culture / Erin A. Meyers.
Published New York : Peter Lang, [2013]
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 Floor2  BJ1535.G6 M49 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Popular culture & everyday life, 1529-2428 ; vol. 25
Popular culture & everyday life ; v. 25.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [157]-163) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: The Changing Celebrity Media Industry -- Understanding New Media -- The Rise of Celebrity Gossip Blogs -- ch. 1 The Celebrity Image and Gossip Media -- Stardom and Celebrity: Understanding the Image -- Celebrity, Ideology and Media -- Reading Celebrity in Gossip Media -- Celebrity, Gossip and Community -- ch. 2 Building the Blog: Celebrity Gossip Blogs as New Media Texts -- Defining Celebrity Gossip Blogs -- Building Blocks: The Post -- Building Blocks: Interactive Links -- Building Blocks: Visual Images -- Building Blocks: Reader Comments as Textual Content -- ch. 3 The New "Professional" Gossip: Celebrity Gossip Bloggers as Media Producers -- Framing the Active Audience -- Audiences and/as Producers -- Celebrity Gossip Bloggers as Audience/Producers -- Gossip Blogs and Celebrity Journalism -- Gossip, Technology and Content Creation -- Gossip and "Putting Yourself" in the Blog -- Towards a "Professional" Audience/Producer -- ch. 4 Reading Practices and Audience Communities on Celebrity Gossip Blogs -- New Media and the Metaphor of Community -- Reading Gossip, Creating Community -- Defining Celebrity Gossip Blog Audiences -- Reading Practices and the Technological Features of Blogs -- Online Connections and Community -- Offline or "Real Life" Connections and Community -- ch. 5 Creating Content, Creating Connections: Visible Communities on Celebrity Gossip Blogs -- From Reader to Producer: Commenter Communities -- Understanding Online Community -- ch. 6 Rethinking Gossip and Celebrity Culture in the Digital Age -- Technology and Participatory Media Culture -- Celebrity Gossip Blogs as Social Spaces -- Technological and Social Changes to Gossip Blogs -- Technological Changes, Social Effects: Changes to Gossip Blog Communities -- Beyond Gossip Blogs.
Subject Gossip.
ISBN 9781433118074 hardcover alkaline paper
1433118076 hardcover alkaline paper
9781433118067 paperback alkaline paper
1433118068 paperback alkaline paper
9781453910528 (e-book)
Standard # 40022233602
OCLC number 827722916