Main Blog Post – Celebrity vs StarPosted: May 14, 2011
Burgess and Green argue that: ordinary people who become celebrities through their own creative efforts “remain within the system of celebrity native to, and controlled by, the mass media” (Reader, page 269).
In answering this question, I have chosen the option of video blogging so please take some time to take a look at it.
The video is slightly longer than the stipulated 5 minutes because I have embedded YouTube videos for discussion. Enjoy!
Burgess J, Green J 2009, ‘YouTube and The Mainstream Media’, in YouTube: Online and Participatory Culture, Polity Press, Cambridge, pp. 15-37