Amusing Ourselves to Death Summary and Takeaways

Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business, written by Neil Postman and published in 1985, is a critical examination of how television has transformed the nature of communication, public discourse, and culture in modern society. The book argues that the shift from print to television has fundamentally altered the way … Read more

What Is Participatory Culture? Henry Jenkins

I was introduced to Henry Jenkins’ work by my MAEd supervisor at the time, Andrew Manning. Dr Manning shared with me Jenkin’s book Participatory Culture in a Networked Era and encouraged me to read it which I did. A couple of years later Jenkin’s concept of participatory culture made it to my Master thesis and … Read more