Netflix, Community Engagement and Streaming Media with Dr. Sharifa Simon - Roberts
Netflix goes beyond providing entertainment services. As you talk with Netflix users, it becomes clear that Netflix helps to foster community. In her research, Communication Studies Professor Sharifa Simon-Roberts discovered a phenomenally high rate of Netflix consumption among Gen-Z African Americans. But when did this begin, and why? More importantly, what does this tell us about streaming media and our sense of community? Sharifa shares her discoveries and theories in this episode.