This project was very multidimensional and allowed me to apply multiple theories. It allowed me to apply the theories we learned in class into the research for the project. At times I was using different theories without even knowing. Since my project focused on the influence of social media on the music industry I focused…Read more Lessons Learned
Recently over break I attended a concert of one of my favorite bands, The 1975. I have always been the type of person who is passionate about music, but especially live music. So whenever I get the chance to go to a concert I try to enjoy every second of it. One of the main…Read more Media Analysis #1
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Jarvis states that we "have the tools (blogs, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube…) to create and join publics, establishing our own identities and societies. I see that as a purer form of the public, built not around the interests of the powerful but instead around our own interests, desires, and needs." Since Jarvis states public progression "as…Read more Daily Question #10
Kelly states that "not every artist is cut out, or willing, to be a nurturer of fans. Many musicians just want to play music, or photographers just want to shoot, or painters paint, and they temperamentally don’t want to deal with fans, especially True Fans." She also states that when artist aren't cut out to…Read more Daily Quest #9
My questions stem from Nancy Baym's statement in her article that "online platforms and locales have become increasingly specialized in the functions they serve for fans". First, what are different examples of platforms that are "specialized in functions they serve for fans", now? Second, since there has been an emergence in youtube, vine and musical.ly…Read more Daily Quest #8
I currently have a friend that is taking a break from Facebook. Her reason behind the break has to do with the fact that the content on her Facebook is not at a standard that she thinks reflects her interests. Another specific reason she chose to take a break was because of the different types…Read more Text Response Week #8