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  • Emma Watson Case Study

    This essay has employed the word ‘fan’ in more than one instance. Yet, what is a fan? It is someone who admires or loves an object of fandom such as a celebrity, a movie, or a sports team, for instance, and has extensive knowledge of that object (Kloet & van Zoonen, 2007, p.323). Moreover, fans feel a deep emotional connection as well as an attachment to their fandom, which leads them to pass a considerate amount of time on it (Kloet & van Zoonen, 2007, p.323). Additionally, fans are likely to share their experience and thoughts “with other like-minded people” who like the same object as them (Kloet & van Zoonen, 2007, p.323). In the case of Emma Watson’s fans, it is hard to measure the extent of their knowledge on the young UN Women goodwill…

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  • Orrin Klapp Definition Of A Hero Essay

    brings in their fans and that can in turn lift them to the status of heroism. I feel it is not just the natural ability of the entertainer that elevates them to the status of hero but also their ability to relate to their fans and have a positive impact on their day to day life. I agree with Klapp in his argument that the fans elevate the individual to the hero status after they have acted early in their career. What keeps them in that…

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  • The Importance Of Technology As A Part Of Our Culture

    already there 's are negative connotations associated with "fandom" (which consists of taste, class and gender) the actors dressed like stereotype 'nerds ' as in wearing glasses, acting like shy and wearing Star Trek memorabilia e.g . We answered some questions that were given to us in the lectures for instance "what are the production team trying to about fandom" I wrote that it 's was an easy to follow so you could become a fan of the show easily, gatekeeper - so it 's easy for a fan to…

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  • Ice And Fire Analysis

    those things that seem useful or pleasurable to the reader” (Jenkins 471). Jenkins is not talking about hunting animals, but rather fans of texts or media. In other words, he is saying that fans use texts to create new meanings for themselves that they find more appealing than the original text that is the object of their fanship. Fans, instead of animals, are rather taking parts of a text for their own pleasure. This challenges notions of private property and who has the right to use or…

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  • 2312HSL: Social Media Strategy

    The Manchester South YouTube channel will provide an interesting range of content that helps provide an exclusive insight into the players. This will include interviews with the players that’s focus on a variety of subjects from football, to music taste to favourite games, that gives fans an insight into the players. Other content including training videos, and tunnel exclusives offer fans behind the scenes action they otherwise would not see. This will be enjoyed more from our younger…

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  • Stranger Things Narrative Analysis

    might not sound like it works, but it does. While this summer’s Ghostbusters revival became the new punchline to every science fiction joke, Stranger Things brought a fresh storyline to the tired genre of sequels and remakes, as well as a whole new fan demographic. In an industry that often overly romanticizes 80s nostalgia (see, the Star Wars reboot and way too much Full House), Stranger Things manages to capture the hokiness of cul-de-sacs, board games, and Nintendo, without being gratuitous…

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  • Chinese Culture: Chinese Girl-Oriented Subculture

    inherited from Japan, including the terms such as “danmei” and “fujoshi”. The different is, Japanese girl subculture started before the Internet age, while the growing up of Chinese girl-oriented subculture cannot separated from the thriving of Internet. Both danmei and fujoshi connect with Japanese Dojin culture that generated in the late 19 century (Wang 2008). “Dojin” in Japanese is people who share the same interest, or fans of…

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  • Fan Zones

    World Cup in Germany, an economic boost of $12.5 billion (USD), 26 billion in television audience, and 18 million visited the fan zones and 5 million international tourists. Even though mega events produce numerous benefits, there is a major risk in hosting a mega event. Since 9/11 there is a need for higher security presence which cost the 2004 Athens Summer Olympics $1.5 billion (USD). “Sports mega-events not only give rise to major economic and socio-cultural opportunities for the host cities…

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  • Meritocracy In Sports Fans

    There are instances where meritocracy is not taken into consideration as of why sports fans like certain players and why some sports fans do not like certain players. When meritocracy is not a factor, fans are often influenced by the persuasive words of sports commentators. The sports commentator is considered to be a legitimate authoritative figure and an expert in the sports world, since that person can provide his/her expertise and voice his/her opinion when analyzing a play or a player. When…

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  • Bandwagon Fan In Sports

    Bandwagon Fans Do you know of a person who always roots for the best team in each sport they like to watch? Does this person switch teams each year based on which team is number one? If so, this person is more than likely a bandwagon fan in the sports society. I see people every year who wear different sports team shirts because the team they liked the previous year isn’t as good as they were, and I think it’s a disgrace to true fans like myself. People create problems by being bandwagon fans…

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