Binge watching – definiowanie fenomenu na podstawie przeglądu literatury przedmiotu

Małgorzata Kisilowska-Szurmińska,

Anna Jupowicz-Ginalska,

Łukasz Szurmiński


Celem przedstawionego w tym artykule badania jest pokazanie różnic i ewolucji w sposobie definiowania fenomenu binge watching w kontekście perspektyw i problemów badawczych podejmowanych przez badaczy. Na podstawie pogłębionej analizy literatury przedmiotu, obejmującej 125 publikacji za lata 2014–2021, wyodrębniono dominujący w tekstach sposób definiowania tego terminu. Opisano również ewolucję jego interpretacji, wynikającą z rozwoju wiedzy dotyczącej motywów, sposobów i efektów bingowania, a na końcu zaproponowano własną definicję zjawiska.

Binge watching – defining the phenomenon based on a literature review

The aim of the study is to discuss differences in defining the phenomenon of binge watching, and evolution of this process, considering research perspectives and problems explored by the authors. The in-depth literature analysis of 125 academic publications for the years 2014–2021 revealed the definition most often applied in the studies. Evolution of the interpretation of the binge watching term is also offered, related to increase of knowledge of motives, modes, and effects of binging, and finally, a proprietary definition of the phenomenon was proposed.

Keywords: binge watching, binge viewing, marathon viewing, media marathoning.

Słowa kluczowe: binge watching, binge viewing, marathon viewing, media marathoning

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