Episode from the podcastMedia Nouvea

Soul Pancake and Spreadability

Released Monday, 25th September 2017
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This episode is an analysis of Soul Pancake in relation to spreadability as described by Henry Jenkins in “Why Media Spreads.” We examined elements such as participatory culture, narrowcasting and marketing in order to answer regarding the role of spreadability in a new media context and its significance in industry production.


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Green, Joshua, and Henry Jenkins. “Spreadable Media: How Audiences Create Value and Meaning in a Networked Economy.” The Handbook of Media Audiences, 2011.

Jenkins, Henry, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green. “Why Media Spreads.” Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture by Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green. NYUP, 2013.

“Kitten Therapy: The Prescription for Stress” Soulpancake. YouTube, 11 Nov. 2014. Accessed 21 Sept. 2017

Alfrink, Kars . “Looking forward to tonight’s pancakes.” Flickr, 28 Oct. 2007. Accessed 21 Sept. 2017