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Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

Series Editor: Daya Thussu

Through publishing comparative and region-specific studies, this series aims to bring Asian, Latin American, African, and Middle Eastern media and cultural studies scholarship to the English speaking world and--in addition-- to promote cutting edge research on the globalization of media, culture, and communication.

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1-10 of 12 results in Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies
  1. Online Journalism in Africa

    Trends, Practices and Emerging Cultures

    Edited by Hayes Mawindi Mabweazara, Okoth Fred Mudhai, Jason Whittaker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    Very little is known about how African journalists are forging "new" ways to practise their profession on the web. Against this backdrop, this volume provides contextually rooted discussions of trends, practices, and emerging cultures of web-based journalism(s) across the continent, offering a...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Global Media Ecologies

    Networked Production in Film and Television

    By Doris Baltruschat

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    In this study, Baltruschat calls attention to dramatic changes in worldwide media production. Her work provides new insights into industry re-organization, digital media, and audience interactivity as pivotal relationships are redrawn along the entire value chain of production, distribution, and...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Al Jazeera and the Global Media Landscape

    The South is Talking Back

    By Tine Ustad Figenschou

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book analyzes how and why Al Jazeera English (AJE) became the channel of choice to understand the massive protests across the Arab world 2011. Aiming to explain the ‘Al Jazeera moment,’ it tracks the channel’s bumpy road towards international recognition in a longitudinal, in-depth analysis of...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Music, Social Media and Global Mobility

    MySpace, Facebook, YouTube

    By Ole J. Mjos

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book is about the relationship between media, communication and globalization, explored through the unique empirical study of electronic music practitioners’ use of the global social media: MySpace, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. To understand the significance of the emerging nexus between...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Media Power and Democratization in Brazil

    TV Globo and the Dilemmas of Political Accountability

    By Mauro Porto

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    In this book, Porto analyzes the role of TV Globo in the democratization of Brazil. TV Globo, one of the world's largest media conglomerates, has a dominant position in Brazil's communications landscape. It also exports telenovelas to more than 130 countries and has established joint ventures with...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Global News Challenge

    Market Strategies of International Broadcasting Organizations in Developing Countries

    By Anne Geniets

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    The Global News Challenge tackles one of the timeliest topics in mass communication today—the challenges facing international broadcasters with universal branding strategies in developing countries. In these heavily government-controlled media environments with a scarcity of reliable information,...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Iranian Media

    The Paradox of Modernity

    By Gholam Khiabany

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    The post-revolutionary state in Iran has tried to amalgamate ‘Sharia with electricity’ and modernity with what it considers as ‘Islam’. While sympathetic to private capital, through quasi anti-capitalist politics, the state began to restrict market-relations, confiscate major assets of sections of...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Popular Television in Eastern Europe During and Since Socialism

    Edited by Timothy Havens, Anikó Imre, Katalin Lustyik

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This collection of essays responds to the recent surge of interest in popular television in Eastern Europe. This is a region where television's transformation has been especially spectacular, shifting from a state-controlled broadcast system delivering national, regional, and heavily filtered...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Media Globalization and the Discovery Channel Networks

    By Ole J. Mjos

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book is about the relationship between media and globalization, explored through the unique study of the global expansion of Discovery Communications, spearheaded by the Discovery Channel, one of the world’s largest providers of factual television programming and media content. The book argues...

    Published August 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Audience Studies

    A Japanese Perspective

    By Toshie Takahashi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This book theorizes the role of media and ICT in today’s media-rich global environment and introduces a new argument of audience complexity in an accessible and lively fashion. Based on an ethnography of Japanese engagement with media and ICT in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Takahashi offers a...

    Published May 15th 2011 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Modernization, Nation-Building, and Television History
    Edited by Stewart Anderson, Melissa Chakars
    To Be Published October 12th 2014

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