A contract of foundation, power and mediatization: news of the front about the Youtube invasion and occupation by barbarians

  • Mario Carlón
Keywords: YouTube, barbarians, media, culture

Abstract

Tis paper show how YouTube, which emerged as a médium for user participation, has changed when it started being occupied by the entertainment industry, culture (both high brow and low brow) and historical institutions (State and Church, among others). It also debates the current status of medium of the website: to which point do these changes make YouTube a new mass medium.

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Author Biography

Mario Carlón
Doutor em Ciências Sociais pela Universidade de Buenos Aires (Argentina). Professor de História da Universidade Nacional de La Plata. Pesquisdador do Instituto Gino Germani na área de Estudos Culturais e da Universidade de Buenos Aires da área de Ciências da Comunicação
Published
2013-06-05
How to Cite
Carlón, M. (2013). A contract of foundation, power and mediatization: news of the front about the Youtube invasion and occupation by barbarians. MATRIZes, 7(1), 107-126. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1982-8160.v7i1p107-126
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