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Celebrities as commodities

Celebrity as a form of labor and a product of labor (How to make a celebrity)

2

Industry-produced celebrity

Public Relations (agents, stylists) Authorized Coverage (movies, talk shows)

3

Audience-produced celebrity

Unauthorized coverage (paparazzi, gossip, blogs) fans, anti-fans

4

Celebrity-produced celebrity

More control and labor over self presentation, new technologies, social media

5

Cultural Entrepreneurship

(Micheal Scoot) about musical artists taking more responsibilities with publicity, booking and interaction with fans

6

Celebrity as industry

Site of constant struggle for control and input (public relations, celebrity)

7

Star Text

pedestal of stardom (polysemic, intertext, context specific, ideologies)

8

Star text as a representation

representation of a classification of people

9

Star text as intertext

Applying texts you associate the star with to the star (Liam Nesson as a comedian)

10

Richard Dyer

Stars are made for profit (films, magazines, products)

11

Graeme Turner

Star as a representation, discursive effect, commodity, cultural formation