Reading Contemporary Culture
Gauntlett (1998:2008) argues that there has been a fundamental shift from a ‘sit-back-and-be-told culture’ to a ‘making-and-doing culture’, in part stemming from the rise of Web 2.0 and its various technologies. Do you agree?
The essay should display an engagement with theorists and their work (including full references and quotations) and must not be simply based on what you think.
Question refers to this book and, naturally, will need to refer to it and quote it throughout. I checked with you in advance to confirm you have access to it.
“Media, Gender and Identity: An Introduction” – 18 Mar 2008
by David Gauntlett