As Henry Jenkins shows in his strongly recommended essay on the Moral Economy of Web 2.0, fan communities were amongst the earliest examples of the trend towards participatory or user-generated content, exemplifying many of the contradictions between co-creation and hyper-exploitation.
The history of these fan movements are now being documented in a new project, i.e. Fan History . This is a fan run wiki project dedicated to writing and preserving fandom history.
Laura, one of the people behind the projecjt is asking fans to contribute to the project in order to share their experiences, and to help in our mission of documenting fandom history.
to contribute to to project in order to share their experiences, and to help in our mission of documenting fandom history.”
Please contact her at [email protected]