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September 29, 2019: Defining Convergence and Participatory Culture

According to Henry Jenkins,Convergence culture is the mixing of the old and new culture.[1] There are many instances of convergence culture now more then ever and this trend will most likely keep growing. Songs that play on the radio or any other music streaming cite are examples of convergence culture. Songs from past become relevant again because people take those songs and add a modern twist to it. Another example of this would be the movie remakes that have are going on now. A movie such as Ghostbusters which originally released in 1984 was remade in to

  • Jenkins, Henry (2006). Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide. New York: NYU Press. ISBN 0814743072.
  • Jenkins 2006, p. 2.