In search of prosumption: Youth and the new media in Hong Kong
Publication in refereed journal

香港中文大學研究人員

全文

其它資訊
摘要This study addresses three research questions that aim to describe the media use patterns of young people in Hong Kong. In particular, four dimensions of media use are taken as preliminary indicators to determine whether young people fit the popular stereotype of active Internet users. The dimensions include their reasons for going online, their initiative for information management, their production of content, and their collaboration and sharing activities on the Internet. A self-administered semi-structured questionnaire was distributed to 649 sixth formers in 11 secondary schools in Hong Kong between December 2008 and February 2009. The survey found little support for popular claims that celebrate the active roles of participants in the new media culture. Despite growing up "digitally," the young people in this study did not demonstrate markedly different characteristics in their media use. Indeed, instead of making the most out of the new media environment as "prosumers," they remained passive consumers in most cases. These findings call for a more critical evaluation of terms such as "prosumption," and of assumptions about generational differences in media use.
著者Chu D.
期刊名稱First Monday
出版年份2010
月份2
日期1
卷號15
期次2
出版社Munksgaard International Publishers
出版地Denmark
國際標準期刊號1396-0466
語言英式英語

上次更新時間 2019-20-10 於 23:39