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A History of Fame: The Power of Celebrity – clip

Susan J Douglas / University of Michigan

Today we are awash in celebrity culture.  In addition to movie, television, and music stars, we have Instagram Influencers, YouTubers, TikTok stars, celebrity chefs, and people made famous on reality TV shows.  But how did we get here, and why has the cult of celebrity become so dominant in our culture?

Susan J Douglas

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