Conclusion: Digital Mockumentary
This concluding chapter of the book surveys the changing landscape of the mockumentary through Raymond Williams’s framework of ‘residual’, ‘dominant’ and ‘emergent’ cultural elements. In particular, I argue that the digital mockumentary embodies an emergent cultural form where digital infrastructure provides a democratising space for mockumentary satire. This has allowed amateur satirists to create and share digital mockumentary work to a much wider audience—including media producers—than would have previously been possible.
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