Why we should talk about commodifying fan work

Nele Noppe


Fan work's potential role in the cultural economy—in other words, its commodification—is an issue that has received little attention from fans and fan scholars. It is time to consider how we can ensure that commodification of fan work ends up benefiting fans first.


Commodification; Copyright; Economy; Fan community

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3983/twc.2011.0369

License URL: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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