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YouTube : online video and participatory culture

Author: Jean Burgess; Joshua Green; Henry Jenkins; John Hartley
Publisher: Cambridge, England ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2009.
Series: Digital media and society series.
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"YouTube is one of the most well-known and widely discussed sites of participatory media in the contemporary online environment, and it is the first genuinely mass-popular platform for user-created video. In this timely and comprehensive introduction to how YouTube is being used and why it matters, Burgess and Green discuss the ways that it relates to wider transformations in culture, society and the economy. The  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Burgess; Joshua Green; Henry Jenkins; John Hartley
ISBN: 9780745644783 0745644783 9780745644790 0745644791
OCLC Number: 291391565
Description: xi, 172 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
1: How YouTube matters --
2: YouTube and the mainstream media --
3: YouTube's popular culture --
4: YouTube's social network --
5: YouTube's cultural politics --
6: YouTube's uncertain futures --
What happened before YouTube / Henry Jenkins --
Uses of YouTube: digital literacy and the growth of knowledge / John Hartley --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Digital media and society series.
Other Titles: You Tube
Responsibility: Jean Burgess and Joshua Green ; with contributions by Henry Jenkins and John Hartley.
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