Birth of a Spreadable Meme

ImageInspired by the Parks and Recreation sitcom episode, “How a Bill Becomes a Law”, the ongoing US government shutdown, and the work of GSU Alumni and recent guest speaker, Henry Jenkins,  AMP graduate research assistant, Kyle Wrather together with Charlotte Howell (a PhD student at the University of Texas, Austin) put together the Tumblr blog America, You got Jammed. In a matter of days, the meme spread through Twitter. Charlotte Howell explains more about this example of spreadable media in action here.