The Media Globe

Trends in International Mass Media

Edited by Lee Artz - Yahya R. Kamalipour

The Media Globe

Edited by Lee Artz, Yahya R. Kamalipour

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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Format: Paperback / softback

Publication date: 28 November 2006

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ISBN: 0742540944 ISBN 13: 9780742540941

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The Media Globe is a multifaceted look at contemporary trends in media practices in regions beyond the United States, including Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and Australia. A diverse group of respected scholars follows the emerging patterns in a variety of media worldwide, identifying the existing and developing issues and the potential impacts on democratic communication. They also assess the current tensions between ongoing global media practices and local or regional cultural norms. Using theoretical approaches such as "glocalization," hybridity, hegemony, cultural imperialism, and world-systems theory, the authors consider alternative scenarios for global communication that could better mesh with these cultural norms and practices. Given the rapid global consolidation of media and the resulting reform of its regulatory agencies, this reassessment is a timely and important read. Top page

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Publisher & Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

City: Lanham, MD

Pages: 186

More info: height 227 mm width 152 mm weight 286 gr thickness 15 mm

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Age recommended: Professional and scholarly

Subject Indexing & Classification Dewey:(DC22) 302.23 Library of Congress Subject: Globalization

Record updated at: 29 September, 2014 time: 18:26

Summary The Media Globe Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 Africa: Life in the Margins of Globalization Chapter 4 2 Asia: The Hollywood Factor Chapter 5 3 Europe: Television in Transition Chapter 6 4 The Middle East: Transnational Arab Television Chapter 7 5 Latin America: Media Conglomerates Chapter 8 6 Australia: Media and Globalization Chapter 9 7 The Corporate Model from National to Transnational Top page

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