Persona studies: mapping the proliferation of the public self

Marshall, P. David 2013, Persona studies: mapping the proliferation of the public self, Journalism : theory, practice and criticism, vol. 15, no. 2, pp. 153-170.

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Title Persona studies: mapping the proliferation of the public self
Author(s) Marshall, P. David
Journal name Journalism : theory, practice and criticism
Volume number 15
Issue number 2
Start page 153
End page 170
Total pages 18
Publisher Sage Publications
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2013
ISSN 1741-3001
1464-8849
Keyword(s) persona
affect
celebrity
intercommunication
micropublics
online culture
presentational media
representational media
social media
Summary Celebrity has developed into a particularly powerful and pervasive trope for contemporary culture. It works at organising what we perceive as significant and this is made evident through its permeation of what constitutes news. Similarly, celebrity has been well documented in terms of its capacity to shape our entertainment: stardom is at least one of the cultural economies in which our stories and fictions are selected or read and recreated in popular culture. This article argues for the development of persona studies, where research on the celebrity is a subset of a wider study of how the self and public intersect and produce versions and identities that in some way continue to support the wider demands of our work economies.
Language eng
Field of Research 200101 Communication Studies
Socio Economic Objective 950299 Communication not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2013, Sage Publishing
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30057089

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Communication and Creative Arts
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