On symposia: LiveJournal and the shape of fannish discourse

Rebecca Lucy Busker

Abstract


Fandom has changed dramatically as the primary medium for fan discussion has shifted from mailing lists to LiveJournal. Decentralization and spaces focussed on individuals rather than topics have created changes such as a stronger knowledge in peripheral knowledge of fandoms, and an increase in multifandom and metafandom discussion.

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Fan community; LiveJournal

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