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Contents Acknowledgments vi Introduction 1 ¿Worship at the Altar of Convergence¿: A New Paradigm for Understanding Media Change 1 Spoiling Survivor: The Anatomy of a Knowledge Community 33 2 Buying into American Idol: How We are Being Sold on Reality TV 83 3 Searching for the Origami Unicorn: The Matrix and Transmedia Storytelling 133 4 Quentin Tarantino¿s Star Wars?: Grassroots Creativity Meets the Media Industry 192 5 Why Heather Can Write: Media Literacy and the Harry Potter Wars 249 6 Photoshop for Democracy: The New Relationship Between Politics and Popular Culture 303 Conclusion Democratizing Television?: The Politics of Participation 349 About the Author 413 Index 000
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Mass media and culture -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.