Media key words

Cultural convergence
The way new media users engage with a range of content delivered in a vareity of ways. Ways they seek out, share and make connections between the content and make sense of it.
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Participatory culture
A media culture where the public do not only act as consumers but also contributers of media content. This new culture has been described as web 2.0.
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Collective intelligence
The way users of new media collaborate and share knowledge, resources and skills to build a shared or group intelligence.
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The blogosphere
Collective term used to describe all the online diaries or reports known as blogs.
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The digital divide
Gap between those with effective access to the digital and information technology making up the media and those who lack that access
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A digital underclass
A group of people from the lowest social classes who are least educated and unemployed. They are incresingly disadvantaged to those who have full access to and use the internet and other digital media.
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Social capital
The social networks of influence and support the people have.
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A media culture where the public do not only act as consumers but also contributers of media content. This new culture has been described as web 2.0.

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Participatory culture

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The way users of new media collaborate and share knowledge, resources and skills to build a shared or group intelligence.

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Collective term used to describe all the online diaries or reports known as blogs.

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Gap between those with effective access to the digital and information technology making up the media and those who lack that access

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