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Global Communication

Theories, Stakeholders, and Trends

McPhail, Thomas L. / Phipps, Steven

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5. Auflage Dezember 2019
328 Seiten, Softcover
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ISBN: 978-1-119-52218-8
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Discusses the players, theories, and trends that affect how the world communicates and gets their information

This book is the most definitive text on multinational communication and media conglomerates, exploring how global media influences both audiences and policy makers around the world. Comprehensively updated to reflect the many fast moving developments associated with this dynamic field, this new edition investigates who and where certain cultural products are coming from and why, and addresses issues and concerns about their impact all over the world.

Global Communication: Theories, Stakeholders and Trends, 5th Edition is framed by two theories. One is World System Theory (WST), which views nations through an economic lens. The other, Electronic Colonialism Theory (ECT), views nations through a cultural lens. Through these theories, the book examines broadcasting, mass media, and news services ranging from MSNBC, MTV, and CNN to television sitcoms and Hollywood export markets. It investigates the roles of the major players, such as News Corp, Sony, the BBC, Disney, Bertelsmann, Viacom, or Time Warner, and probes the role of advertising and the Internet and their ability to transcend national boundaries and beliefs. New chapters look at the growing importance and significance of other major regions such as the media in the Middle East, Europe, and Asia.
* Outlines the major institutions, individuals, corporations, technologies, and issues that are altering the international information, telecommunication, and broadcasting order
* Focuses on a broad range of issues, ranging from social media and new services like Netflix, as well as Arab and Asian media
* Explains and interprets three major movements or theories: NWICO, Electronic Colonialism, and World System Theory
* Includes major updates to the chapter on the Internet to incorporate global events over the last 5+ years (such as Russian use thereof, Facebook, Google)
* Looks at how streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon, Spotify, and more have emerged as dominant players in world entertainment
* Offers an updated instructor's website with instructor's manual, test banks, and student activities

Global Communication: Theories, Stakeholders and Trends, 5th Edition is intended as an upper-level, undergraduate text for students in courses on International/Global Communication, Global Media/Journalism, and Media Systems in Journalism, Communications, or Media Studies Departments.

Notes on Contributors

Preface

Acknowledgments

1 Global Communication: Background

2 Development Research Traditions and Global Communication

3 The Message: The Role of International Organizations

4 The Medium: Global Technologies and Organizations

5 Web-Based and Digital Media

6 US Multimedia Conglomerates

7 Media Stakeholders outside the United States

8 European Media

9 The Global Music Industry

10 CNN International Role, Impact, and Global Competitors

11 The Role of Global News Agencies and Sources

12 Arab Media and the Al-Jazeera Effect by Lawrence Pintak

13 Toward Globalization the Approaches and Accomplishments of the Four Media Giants in Asia by Junhao Hong

14 The Role of Global Advertising

15 Summary and Conclusions

Select Bibliography

Index
Thomas L. McPhail, PhD, is a writer and an international media critic, and has served for over a decade on the Canadian National Commission for UNESCO. He is the author of Development Communication (Wiley Blackwell, 2009).

Steven Phipps, PhD, teaches Media Studies at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. His published research has focused largely on historical and legal aspects of the media.

T. L. McPhail, University of Missouri, St Louis