Media on the Move
Edited by Daya Kishan Thussu
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Media on the Move by Daya Kishan Thussu
Book DescriptionMedia on the Move provides a critical analysis of the dynamics of the international flow of images and ideas. This comes at a time when the political, economic and technological contexts within which media organisations operate are becoming increasingly global. The surge in transnational traffic in media products has primarily benefited the major corporations such as Disney, AOL, Time Warner and News Corporation. However, as this book argues, new networks have emerged which buck this trend: Brazilian TV is watched in China, Indian films have a huge following in the Arab world and Al Jazeera has become a household name in the West. Combining a theoretical perspective on contra-flow of media with grounded case studies into one up-to-date and accessible volume, Media on the Move provides a much-needed guide to the globalization of media, going beyond the standard Anglo-American view of this evolving phenomenon.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415354585
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Daya Kishan Thussu
International Communication, Paperback (June 2015)
This bestselling text is a unique introduction to the complex political, economic and technological context in which multinational media and culture operates. With new case studies and pedagogical features, the book is compulsory reading for all media and communication studies students.
Communicating India's Soft Power, Hardback (October 2013)
In recent years, India has emerged as a major economic and political power. Yet, the country's cultural influence outside India has not been adequately analyzed in academic discourses. This book, a pioneering attempt, from an international communication/media perspective, is aimed to fill the existing gap in scholarship in this area.
Media and Terrorism, Paperback (December 2011)» View all books by Daya Kishan Thussu
With its topical focus and lucid style, this is a thoroughly international analysis of how terrorism and the war on terror is communicated through a variety of global media outlets. The editors and contributors are all very high profile in the field, and the content is both global and interdisciplinary.
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Author Biography - Daya Kishan Thussu
Daya Kishan Thussu is Professor of International Communication at the University of Westminster in London. His previous publications include Contra-Flow in Global News (1992) and Electronic Empires - Global Media and Local Resistance (1998) and International Communication - Continuity and Change, Second Edition (2006).
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