Author: Sofia Johansson (Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster)
There is little doubt about the significance of celebrity to modern life, with the media providing varied outlets for fame. Celebrity is prominent in the news, it dominates sections of the magazine market and reality TV pervades schedules around the world. As Graeme Turner has recently noted, the industry around celebrity ‘creates highly visible products that most of us buy at one time or another and which play a significant part of our everyday lives’ (2004, 26).
How to Cite: Johansson, S. (2017) “Editorial”, Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture. 2(2). doi: https://doi.org/10.16997/wpcc.16