Recent provocations about the role of “big data” in human communication research and technology studies deserve an outline of the value of anthropology, as a particular kind of “big data”.
Video: Futures of Entertainment 2006: “Fan Cultures”
Diane Nelson, president of Warner Premiere; danah boyd, a doctoral candidate in the School of Information at the University of California-Berkeley; and Molly Chase, Executive Producer of Cartoon Network New Media.
Podcast: Futures of Entertainment 2006: “Fan Cultures”
How is the increasing importance of fan behavior re-writing the media landscape? What kinds of accountability should media companies have to their most committed consumers?