In The Media Globe, a diverse group of scholars follows emerging patterns in media beyond the United States, identifying the issues and the potential impacts on democratic communication. The authors assess the current tensions between global media practices and cultural norms, further considering alternatives in global communication that could better integrate with these norms and practices. Given the rapid global consolidation of media and the reform of its regulatory agencies, this reassessment is a timely read.
Lee Artz is associate professor in the Department of Communication and Creative Arts at Purdue University Calumet. Yahya R. Kamalipour is professor and head of the Department of Communication and Creative Arts at Purdue University Calumet.
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