Understanding global media / Terry Flew.Material type: TextPublisher: London : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018Edition: Second editionDescription: xii, 227 pages ; 24 cmContent type:
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Introduction to global media: key concepts -- 2. Modernization theories and development communication -- 3. Critical political economy -- 4. Globalization theories -- 5. The changing geography of global media production -- 6. Global media cultures -- 7. Globalization, nation-states and media policy -- 8. Conclusion.
This key textbook provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of developments in international communication worldwide. Taking a comparative approach to the major theories of global media, Terry Flew looks at the rise of global media production networks and the emergence of 'media cities', multiculturalism, and the question of a global media culture. This engaging book raises the question of whether we are now in a 'post-global' age, and discusses whether there is a stable global communications order, or instead a stage of increased competition among digital and traditional media, and between the US and emergent powers such as China. Drawing on a wide range of perspectives, and written by a renowned author, this is an essential introduction for undergraduate and postgraduate students of media studies, communication studies and cultural studies, and anyone interested in the study of media and globalization.-- Provided by Publisher.
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