Henry Jenkins’ Welcome to Convergence Culture blog provides thoughtful insight into the fandom world. He covers media convergence, participatory culture and collective intelligence as terms to use for describing the media world we live in today. His thoughts and ideas can be helpful when looking at the progress of vampire stories through time.
Media convergence is the multifaceted use of entertainment throughout a variety of media spaces. The audience has changed drastically over the years, which can definitely be seen in our contemporary vampire stories. From once dark and scary stories, to more romantic, our ideas of what a vampire should be has changed. There are many places in today’s age for people to share what they want and expect from …Read more >