What is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is a broad cultural category with products and services that keep consumers engaged, up to date, and involved with shared meanings and themes that shape public discourse and culture. These activities are often cross-media, demonstrating an unlimited potential for creative remix that creates continuity and longevity. The entries in this collection show how entertaiment has evolved from a relatively minor and decorative form of art into a dominant feature of popular culture. Use the buttons to find more examples of entertaiment.

The terms ‘entertaiment’ and ‘edutainment’ are sometimes used interchangeably, but there is a difference between the two: edutainment is educational and entertainment is not.