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Showcase #2: Narrative Complexity and the Active Audience

“While fan cultures have long demonstrated intense engagement in storyworlds, policing backstory consistency, character unity, and internal logic in programs like Star Trek and Dr. Who, contemporary programs focus this detailed dissection onto complex questions of plot and events in … Continue reading

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Showcase #1: Transmedia Trends and Hypermediacy

Max Dawson writes that we must evaluate the perception that digital shorts reflect “the television industry’s desire to give web viewers what they want” against its prominence as “television promotion”. One possible means of evaluating a network’s motive for engaging … Continue reading

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