Description - International Media Studies by Divya C. Mcmillin
International Media Studies is a bold introduction to the field that focuses on a de-centering of media epistemology to represent a more thorough world-view. * A comprehensive textbook exploring the current state of media studies as it is being practised across the world * Takes discussions about media studies beyond other textbooks, by situating the subject firmly in an international context appropriate to the globalized, 21st century * Surveys our reception of a wide variety of media content and formats including television, magazines, fiction, newspapers, and popular music * Considers both theoretical and much-needed ethnographic perspectives on media studies * Showcases global and local media patterns in a variety of countries around the world, including examples from Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
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Author Biography - Divya C. Mcmillin
Divya C. McMillin is Associate Professor of International Communication and Cultural Studies at the University of Washington, Tacoma. She has written book chapters and published numerous articles in such journals as the Journal of Communication, International Journal of Cultural Studies, Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, International Communication Bulletin, and Economic and Political Weekly, on issues of media globalization and identity.