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Celeb 2.0: How Social Media Foster Our Fascination with Popular Culture
     

Celeb 2.0: How Social Media Foster Our Fascination with Popular Culture

by Kelli S. Burns
 

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This volume looks at how the new capabilities of Web 2.0 are changing the worlds of celebrity fandom and gossip.
• Chronologies chart the rise of celebrity entertainment reporting, celebrity journalists, reality television, and mash-up culture• Includes an index of key terms related to social networking as well as key players in social media development

Overview

This volume looks at how the new capabilities of Web 2.0 are changing the worlds of celebrity fandom and gossip.
• Chronologies chart the rise of celebrity entertainment reporting, celebrity journalists, reality television, and mash-up culture• Includes an index of key terms related to social networking as well as key players in social media development and social media celebrities

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"Burns provides an interesting analysis of this new media environment and what it portends for our future." - Reference & Research Book News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313356889
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/31/2009
Series:
New Directions in Media Series
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Kelli S. Burns, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Mass Communications at the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

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