What is Digital Culture?

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A literature review of Deuze, M on "Digital Culture"

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What is Digital Culture?

  1. 1. 1st April 2009 Remi Otani DIGITAL PUBLISHING 1
  2. 2. AGENDA  Literature Review  Examples  Conclusions  Discussions  Bibliography 2
  3. 3. Literature Review  “Participation, remediation, bricolage: considering principal components of a digital culture” written by Deuze, M. 3
  4. 4. Literature Review  What is Digital Culture? Definitions by other theorists;  Cyberculture  Information culture  Interface culture  Internet culture  Virtual culture in cybersociety 4
  5. 5. Literature Review  Digital Culture for Deuze;  `Cyberculture` is in fact,,, an expression of an increasingly individualized society in a globalized world.” An Expression of: Value System Individualization Expectations Postnationalism In order to make an identity Globalization 5
  6. 6. What is Digital Culture? Remediation Participation Bricolage 6
  7. 7. What is Digital Culture? Remediation Participation Bricolage 7
  8. 8. What is Digital Culture?  Participation  News as collaborative, participatory activity  “A new form of journalism”  Resistance towards traditional Mass media broadcasting model. 8
  9. 9. What is Digital Culture?  Participation:  Being part of a community, and making contribution for a common purpose. “They are citizens who are paying  Examples attention to their communities and are helping others pay attention” *  Community blogs  Wikis  Social bookmarking  Social Tagging  SNSs 9 *Source: Fanselow, J. (2008).
  10. 10. What is Digital Culture? Remediation Participation Bricolage 10
  11. 11. What is Digital Culture?- Remidiation Remediation of Old Distantiation Media (counter-mainstream act) Distantiation as Distantiation as social act individualization 11
  12. 12. What is Digital Culture?- Remidiation Michel Wesche http://mediatedcultures.net/ksudigg/?p=179 17:09-- 12
  13. 13. Remediation- Example  Twitter (micro blogging) as Journalism  Tweets are individualistic, however, it is a contribution in a social environment.  Highlight of this article;  Speed vs old media (counter mainstream act)  Exceeds the limitation of old media. 13 Source: http://www.news.com.au/technology/story/0,28348,24745284-5014239,00.htmlYour Say
  14. 14. What is Digital Culture? Remediation Participation Bricolage 14
  15. 15. What is Digital Culture?  Bricolage  Remix, reuse, redistribute of information  Click, link and publish  “second-hand truth”--- Baudrillard 15
  16. 16. Bricolage-Example  Indymedia/ Independent Media Center  Interactive news website, a global network and radically democratic organization. 16
  17. 17. Bricolage-Example  Remix in journalistic sense  The Huffington Post  Gathering information from different sources and reconstructing to form a coherent argument.  Various links to other web pages (sources).  Posts are made available to be remixed. Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/politics/ 17
  18. 18. Bricolage-Example  Credibility/ Authority represented through numbers ; diggs, fans, comments  A different way of building credibility vs old Media 18 Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/theblog/index/
  19. 19. Conclusions  Author concludes; Digital culture co-exists with other media cultures, it is not a replacement. My Conclusions are,  “digital culture” will not replace pre-existing media culture. However, as it will effect and change the way we consume media more and more, there is potential in the future. 19
  20. 20. Discussions  Do you think Digital Culture will actually be Digital Culture one day? 20
  21. 21. Bibliography  Deuze, M. (2006). Participation, Remediation, Bricolage: Considering Principal Components of a Digital Culture. The Information Society , 22, 63-75.  Fanselow, J. (2008). Community blogging: The new wave of citizen journalism. National Civic Review , 97 (4), 24-29. Retrieved March 24, 2009, from Wiley Inter Science database.  Munger, M. C. (2008). Blogging and political information: truth or truthiness? Public Choice , 134 (1-2), 125-138. Retrieved March 22, 2009, from Springer database.  Pickard, V. W. (2006). United yet autonomous: Indymedia and the struggle to sustain a radical democratic network. Media Culture Society , 28 (3), 315-336. Retrieved March 24, 2009, from Sage Publications database.  http://mediatedcultures.net/ksudigg/?p=179  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmP4nk0EOE 21

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