Disempowerment & Self-Empowerment
By (author) Cees Jan Hamelink
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World Communication by Cees Jan Hamelink
Book DescriptionOne of the world's leading mass communication researchers here presents an accessible guide to the current state of global communication. He first sets the scene by exploring the notion of the 'global village'. He looks at how the media, globally, define 'newsworthiness' as well as the machinations of the international media marketplace. The book then presents a full history of world communication - from carrier pigeons to the Internet - exploring the factors that have shaped that history, including technological development and international relations, state manipulation, and the interests of trans-national corporations. The third section explores recent communication trends that have had the most profound effect on the world's people - digitalization, consolidation, deregulation and globalization. Finally, the book looks at the idea of empowerment as applied to communication. It shows how global communication in its current manifestation is profoundly disempowering. The book ends with Professor Hamelink's ideas for changing this and a draft 'People's Communication Charter'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781856493949
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Cees Jan Hamelink
Global Communication, Paperback (December 2014)
A student introduction to the history, present and future of global communication from one of Europe's most respected communication scholars.
Ethics of Cyberspace, Paperback (November 2000)» View all books by Cees Jan Hamelink
Proposes an answer to - how should democratic societies organize cyberspace? - that puts human-rights, rather than profit, at the top of the agenda. The author argues that conventional ethical approaches are all seriously flawed.
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Author Biography - Cees Jan Hamelink
Cees J. Hamelink is professor of international communication at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and president of the International Association for Mass Communication Research.
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