Project #196071 - Life Writing

English Tutors

Subject English
Due By (Pacific Time) 08/13/2017 06:42 pm

1.  How is the participatory nature of social media contributing to a surge in life writing? Be sure to refer to Henry Jenkins' definition of "participatory culture" and characteristics.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFCLKa0XRlw&feature=player_embedded


2. How has social media influenced personal narrative? Consider at least three types of social media as well as the global phenomenon of citizen journalism.

 

Examples of citizen journalism:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/transcript-paul-sullivan-s-view-of-citizen-journalism-1.820227

 

https://www.slideshare.net/kajalnoor1/online-citizen-journalism-in-india-a-study-of-mynewsin

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/apr/16/china-anti-corruption-blogging-weibo-citizen-journalism

3. From what you've read, researched and reflected on, what are the three most important things you have learned about life writing in this course? 

- the concept of time in a memoir 

- citizen journalism

- purpose, voice and tone 

How do you see life writing evolving in the next few years in social media?=

 

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