Volume 10, Issue 1

May 2013


Barker, Martin & Sue Turnbull (Joint Editors). Ten years old – and ready to try new things


Bradby, Barbara. Our affair with Mila Kunis: A group ethnography of cinema-going and the ‘male gaze’

Haslop, Craig. “I certainly wouldn’t want to be portrayed as a boring straight person”: Torchwood, meaning-making and the performance of gender and sexual identities

Special Section: The Fan Studies Network – new connections, new research

Bennett, Lucy & Tom Phillips. An introduction: The Fan Studies Network – new connections, new research

Booth, Paul & Peter Kelly. The changing faces of Doctor Who fandom: New fans, new technologies, old practices?

Busse, Kristina. Geek hierarchies, boundary policing, and the gendering of the good fan

Chin, Bertha & Lori Hitchcock Morimoto. Towards a theory of transcultural fandom

Ellison, Hannah. Submissives, Nekos and Futanaris: a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the Glee Kink Meme

Hills, Matt. Fiske’s ‘textual productivity’ and digital fandom: Web 2.0 democratization versus fan distinction?

Lamerichs, Nicolle. The cultural dynamic of doujinshi and cosplay: Local anime fandom in Japan, USA and Europe

Pett, Emma. “Hey! Hey! I’ve seen this one, I’ve seen this one. It’s a classic!”: Nostalgia, repeat viewing and cult performance in Back to the Future

Proctor, William. “Holy crap, more Star Wars! More Star Wars? What if they’re crap?”: Disney, Lucasfilm and Star Wars online fandom in the 21st century

Sandvoss, Cornel. Toward an understanding of political enthusiasm as media fandom: Blogging, fan productivity and affect in American politics

Whiteman, Natasha, Joanne Metivier. From post-object to “Zombie” fandoms: The “deaths” of online fan communities and what they say about us

FSN Forum Discussion

Bury, Rhiannon, Ruth Deller, Adam Greenwood & Bethan Jones. From Usenet to Tumblr: The changing role of social media

McCulloch, Richard, Virginia Crisp, Jon Hickman & Stephanie Janes. Of proprietors and poachers: Fandom as negotiated brand ownership

Freund, Katharina & Dianna Fielding. Research ethics in fan studies

Jones, Bethan & Lucy Bennett. Blurring boundaries, crossing divides: An interview with Will Brooker

Lozano Delmar, Javier, Victor Hernández-Santaolalla & Marina Ramos. Fandom generated content: An approach to the concept of ‘fanadvertising’

Sturm, Damion & Andrew McKinney. Affective hyper-consumption and immaterial labors of love: Theorizing sport fandom in the age of new media

Special Section: COST – audience interaction & participation

Damásio, Manuel José, Mélanie Bourdaa, Bozena I. Mierzejewska, Ana Milojević, José Manuel Noguera, Birgit Stark, Lucia Vesnić-Alujević & Igor Vobič. Editors’ introduction: Stakeholder essays on audience interaction and participation

Stark, Birgit & Andy Kaltenbrunner. There is no such thing as a ‘convergence continuum’ aiming towards the perfect solution

Stark, Birgit & Ina von Holly. Social media is not a threat but a reward for companies!

Haas, Josefa. New tools and scenes for the media play

Nyirő, Nóra & Agnes Urban. Effects of audience participation in CSO communication

Marmino, Michele, Mario Petitto & Andrea Pinchera. ‘CSOs’ communication strategies and audience participation

Joye, Stijn & Philippe Henon. Activating the audience in times of compassion fatigue

Vozab, Dina, Eugen Jakovčić & Saša Šegrt. Croatian civil society and media from the perspective of two civil society organisations

Harrison, Teresa. The “audience” as participative, idea generating, decision making citizens: will they transform government?

Dahlgren, Peter. From public to civic intellectuals via online cultures

Harrington, Stephen, Tim Highfield & Axel Bruns. More than a backchannel: Twitter and television

García de Torres, Elvira. Audience territory

Scolari, Carlos. Lost in the borderlines between user-generated content and the cultural industry

Zamora, Rocío & Wayne Wanta. The influence of a mediating source – my friend – is now spreading the influence to others who may not have seen the news reports

Vobič, Igor. Rethinking social life of radio news: Slovenian public radio journalists’ perceptions of audience interactivity

Krstić, Aleksandra. When the audience changes a journalist

Torres da Silva, Marisa. Professional views on letters-to-the-editor as a means of audience participation

Vesnić-Alujević, Lucia. Online strategies of members of the European parliament

Hänska-Ahy, Maximillian, Claire Wardle & Malachy Browne. Social media & journalism: Reporting the world through user generated content

Milojević, Ana, Jelena Kleut & James Ball. Conversational style of journalism

Milojević, Ana & Steve Herrmannl. Journalism taking up a curatorial role

Maretić, Meri & Ante Babić. New political communication

Buchanan, Margot & Fiona Hyslop. Transforming audiences, transforming audience expectations?

Gallego, Manuel Javier Callejo & Convadonga Fernández. Producing information, producing and monitoring communication


Benwell, Bethan, James Procter and Gemma Robinson (eds.). Postcolonial Audiences: Readers, Viewers and Reception (Reviewed by Pinar Sadar)

Jacobs, Katrien. People’s Pornography: Sex and Surveillance on the Chinese Internet (Reviewed by Giovanna Maina)

Lang, Anouk (ed.). From Codex to Hypertext: Reading at the turn of the twenty-first century (Reviewed by Julian McDougall)

Rudolph, Jennifer Domino. Embodying Latino Masculinities: Producing Masculatinidad (Reviewed by Victoria Kearley)