Author: David Gauntlett

Henry Jenkins – talk and discussion, 15 May 2012

We are delighted that Professor Henry Jenkins, of the University of Southern California, author of Convergence Culture, will be speaking about his new book Spreadable Media at a Digital Transformations event at the University of Westminster in London. Professor Jenkins will give a […] 

Our events

The project featured a series of events, plus online discussion and collaborative activities. The four events were: 29 March 2012: Digital transformations in production and creativity workshop, at University of Westminster, London How can the creativity of interested communities be […] 

Building platforms for creativity: Eight principles

During last year I wrote a journal article which was an attempt to draw upon the experience of working in collaboration with three different media organisations, and to extract some conclusions from that work. The organisations were the BBC (the […] 

Business models, rights and ownership workshop, 20 April 2012

Digital transformations in business models, rights and ownership workshop 20 April 2012 The British Library, London Digital transformations mean that cultural and media organisations now find themselves in a new environment in which communities of participants interact to create, curate, organise and […] 

After our first event – the blogs

Our first workshop on 29 March was a great success. Happily in the modern age, you don’t have to write up your own event because the world of lovely bloggers and tweeters do it for you. So here are some […] 

First workshop: Production and Creativity, 29 March 2012

Production and Creativity workshop 29 March 2012 University of Westminster, London Digital transformations mean that cultural and media organisations now find themselves in a new environment in which communities of participants interact to create, curate, organise and support cultural experiences. This is […] 

Using Twitter in university learning

In recent months I’ve been using Twitter as part of teaching-and-learning in the University of Westminster courses that I am involved in – and found it to be really useful, stimulating and rewarding. I’m not the first to do it, […] 

Social media optimism vs pessimism

Early in 2007, hundreds of years ago, I wrote a short article called ‘Media Studies 2.0′, and published it on my Theory.org.uk website. It sort of stirred up some controversies – which had sort of been the intention. In 2011 I […] 

Making is Connecting video

My book ‘Making is Connecting‘ is all about everyday creativity, and the ways in which we can create and share things have been transformed in the digital age – whilst also being part of a continuum of everyday creativity and personal […] 

Transforming Audiences

Every two years we hold the ‘Transforming Audiences‘ conference at the University of Westminster, which began in 2007, reappearing in 2009 and 2011. In keeping with the themes of this project, the conference concerns what people do with media in their […]