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Can Convergent Media Support Sustainable Social Change? Moving Beyond Technological Determinism. Sustainable Social Change: - Main Features: Soc Changes that are long lasting, self reliant, develop capacities that sustain better ways of living (when campaign end changes will stick) - Communication process, with mutual respect (not top down), participation from entire community. - It is difficult, there are political/social/cultural problems, takes time Can convergent Media Support Sustainable Social Change? - Jenkins convergent media are more participatory and bring social change compared to old media - Carpentier: what do you mean by “participation” Servaes: Be aware of technological determinism - Uses of technology is only one part of the mix [of social change] o Complex process, what is the social problem? - Communication based on recognition and respect for the other o Show built venues for participating, for dialogue to happen o Think of comm beyond technology and social change, enables by social uses - Media technologies used as “tools” for the solution of social problems
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