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About kittytan

I'm a retail marketer. I'm a radio broadcaster. I'm a student. I'm a multi-tasker.

STOMP: A Muse?

Close to two decades into the internet epoch, new media operations – blogs, news aggregators and alternative news media – have flourished. Americans have Drudge Report and Huffington Post, Britons collect insights from Iain Dale and Guido Fawkes, and our … Continue reading

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Participatory Fandom in STOMP

We have learnt that fandom is the social structure and cultural practice created by the most passionately engaged consumers of mass media properties. Combining this concept with participatory culture, it becomes a group of zealous followers involving in broad participation … Continue reading

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STOMP: Absolute Freedom of Citizen Journalism?

As our case study suggests to us, STOMP’s area of engagement is rather clearly demarcated – citizen participation may be sought mainly in “soft news” areas, focusing on STOMPers’ everyday living and leisure time activities. It has a tendency to … Continue reading

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On Youths, For Youths, And By Youths

“On youths, for youths, and by youths” — This is STOMP’s tagline, which in my opinion, cannot be any more apt. Today, it is not just a dot-com age we live in. Technology and communications has evolved to become Web 2.0 … Continue reading

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