Media Asia

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mass media

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Conflict, Terrorism and the Media in Asia

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Author: Benjamin Cole

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134263945

Category: History

Page: 160

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There are many different kinds of sub-national conflicts across Asia, with a variety of causes, but since September 11, 2001 these have been increasingly portrayed as part of the global terrorist threat, to be dealt with by the War on Terror. This major new study examines a wide range of such conflicts, showing how, despite their significant differences, they share the role of the media as interlocutor, and exploring how the media exercises this role. The book raises a number of issues concerning how the media report different forms of political violence and conflict, including issues of impartiality in the media's relations with governments and insurgents, and how the focus on the 'War on Terror' has led to some forms of violence - notably those employed by states for political purposes - to be overlooked. As the issue of international terrorism remains one of the most pressing issues of the modern day, this is a significant and important book which will interest the general reader and scholars from all disciplines.

The Politics of Southeast Asia's New Media

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Author: William Atkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113686055X

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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The past decade has seen a major structural shift in broadcasting in Southeast Asia, with the development of digital satellite and cable broadcasting. This shift has impacted upon some of the most information-sensitive governments in the world: Singapore, Malaysia and, until recently, Indonesia. Atkins traces this development in five countries, showing that the challenge to authoritarian regimes, anticipated by modern theorists as a result of the globalization of news and information, is not materializing. Instead, a new commercial elite has arisen, Southeast Asia's own mini-moguls, who act as gatekeepers for state interests, as partners to global media companies.

Women and the Media in Asia

The Precarious Self

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Author: Youna Kim

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 0230292720

Category: Social Science

Page: 258

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At a time of significant change in the precarious world of female individualization, this collection explores such phenomena by critically incorporating the parameters of popular media culture into the overarching paradigm of gender relations, economics and politics of everyday life.

Handbook of the media in Asia

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Author: Shelton A. Gunaratne

Publisher: Sage Publications Pvt. Ltd

ISBN: 9780761994275

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 722

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This volume provides a fresh look at the media in Asia. It complements the work of the Euromedia Research Group on the media in Western Europe, and supplements with updated information earlier works on the media in Asia and its sub-regions. While providing a predominantly Asian interpretation of Asian media, the handbook is not in disharmony with Western interpretation. The Handbook draws together contributions from over thirty experts, which have been placed within the customary division of Asia into South, Southeast, and East.

The Media and Political Change in Southeast Asia

Karaoke Culture and the Evolution of Personality Politics

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Author: Jonathan Woodier

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1848446195

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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. . . the book is in a comprehensive, readable format. . . the book is logically organised, rich in data and statistics regarding the issues that it covers, as well as accessibly written such that its points would not be lost on the average upper-level undergraduate student with some preparation in Asian studies and the social sciences. Jane M. Ferguson, South East Asia Research . . . a serious academic work that should be on the official reading list of every media studies course. Chris Roberts, Presenter, Sky News Jonathan Woodier has written an excellent book on the politics of media control in Southeast Asia. He shows how political elites in the region are using major events such as the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis and the 2001 September 11 terror attacks as well as innovations in media tools such as public relations and the internet to control information flow to their citizens. This book is a must read for anyone interested in an explanation why Southeast Asian models of authoritarian models are surviving. A brilliant analysis, it combines media theory with a critical discussion of contemporary developments in Asia. James Gomez, Keio University, Japan True to the old Chinese adage kill a chicken scare a monkey , the few who once challenged Southeast Asia s ruling elites disappeared and the majority were silent. Crude, but effective. Modern times, however, demand a more sophisticated approach. Ruling elites now strip cultures naked and micro manage people s minds. Their preferred tools of penetration and manipulation are a compliant media and a money hungry PR industry. Jonathan Woodier s insights will ensure that you will never read a newspaper or watch TV news in quite the same way again. Trevor Watson, Professional Public Relations Pty Ltd, Australia This is an engaging and informative analysis of the media landscape in South East Asia. It uncovers the pervasive impact of the global media on the political process, and raises important academic and policy issues in the process. This book is timely, and will be a must read for policymakers, academics and students across communications, media studies, politics and democratization, as well as for everyone with an interest in current day developments in South East Asia. Joep Cornelissen, Leeds University Business School, UK Jonathan Woodier s latest work considers what impact the media has upon the democratization process in Southeast Asia. Has the media had a liberalizing effect or become subject to elite control in Southeast Asia and, if so, why? What role does the global media play in this process, particularly given its conglomerization and commoditization? By examining the communications media and its relationship to political change in Southeast Asia, this fascinating study will endeavour to provide both a regional comparative analysis and a more balanced interpretation of the mass communication media in the wake of September 11, 2001. The book also investigates the durability of authoritarian regimes and the enduring capacity of the media-controlled state alongside the growing sophistication of political communications particularly the use of PR consultants. The author provides an insider s view with unique insights into the practice of political communication and its development throughout the strategically important region of Southeast Asia with its large Moslem states as well as much further afield to countries such as China and post-industrial Europe. As such the book will be warmly welcomed by academics of politics, international relations, media, communications and PR. It will also appeal to researchers interested in political change, the rise of the global media giants and the influence of authoritarian states such as China.

Political Regimes and the Media in Asia

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Author: Krishna Sen,Terence Lee

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0203936256

Category: History

Page: 234

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This book analyzes the relationship between political power and the media in a range of nation states in East and Southeast Asia, focusing in particular on the place of the media in authoritarian and post-authoritarian regimes. It discusses the centrality of media in sustaining repressive regimes, and the key role of the media in the transformation and collapse of such regimes. It questions in particular the widely held beliefs, that the state can have complete control over the media consumption of its citizens, that commercialization of the media necessarily leads to democratization, and that the transnational, liberal dimensions of western media are crucial for democratic movements in Asia. Countries covered include Burma, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam.

Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

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Author: Larissa Hjorth,Olivia Khoo

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317684974

Category: Social Science

Page: 476

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While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an everyday reality for young and old across Asia through smartphones and associated devices, boundaries between art, new media, and the everyday are transformed. This Handbook addresses the historical, social, cultural, political, philosophical, artistic and economic dimensions of the region’s new media. Through an interdisciplinary revision of both "new media" and "Asia" the contributors provide new insights into the complex and contesting terrains of both notions. The Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia will be the definitive publication for readers interested in comprehending all the various aspects of new media in Asia. It provides an authoritative, up-to-date, intellectually broad, conceptually cutting-edge guide to the important aspects of new media in the region — as the first point of consultation for researchers, advanced level undergraduate and postgraduate students in fields of new media and Asian studies.

CONTEMPORARY CULTURE AMP MEDIA ICB

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Author: Khoo Black IWABUCHI

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield International

ISBN: 9781783487080

Category:

Page: 256

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Brings together leading and emerging scholars from Asia, North America and Australia to develop new perspectives on the key issues in contemporary Asian cultural and media studies.

The World's Women, 2000

Trends and Statistics

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Author: United Nations,United Nations. Statistical Division

Publisher: United Nations Publications

ISBN: 9789211614282

Category: Social Science

Page: 180

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New and updated statistics on population, the family, health, education and communication, work, and politics and human rights in relation to women.

Global Media

The Television Revolution in Asia

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Author: James D. White

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136090908

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 306

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This book is about the processes of globalization, demonstrated through a comparative study of three television case histories in Asia. Also illustrated are different approaches to providing television services in the world: public service (NHK in Japan), state (CCTV in China) and commercial (STAR TV, based in Hong Kong). Through its focus, Global Media addresses a considerable lacuna in the media studies literature, which tends to have a heavy Western bias. It provides an original addition to the literature on globalization, which is often abstract and anecdotal, in addition to making a major contribution to comparative research in Asia. Finally, it offers a thoughtful causal layered analysis, with a concluding argument in favor of public service television.

Online at Asia Pacific

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Author: Larissa Hjorth,Michael Arnold

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415672163

Category: Computers

Page: 206

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Locating intimacies of place and gender (Seoul) -- Spectres of mobile intimacy: mobile media in crisis management of 3.11 (Tokyo) -- The place of intimate visualities: Ba ling hou, LBS and camera phones (Shanghai) -- Intimate distance: sociality and identity in the face of diaspora (Manila) -- Generations, mobile intimacy and political affect (Singapore) -- The place of the domestic: smartphones, women and labour (Melbourne) -- Intimate publics, communities and networks in an age of mobile social media -- Topographies of the intimate: mobile publics in the Asia-Pacific -- Emplaced presences: visual cultures of embodied intimacies -- Conclusion: intimacies of the social, mobile and local.

Educational media in Asia

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Author: Usha V. Reddi,Sanjaya Mishra,Commonwealth of Learning

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 206

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Media Education in Asia

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Author: Chi-Kim Cheung

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402095290

Category: Education

Page: 225

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Media education in Asia is a relatively young, but rapidly developing part of the curriculum. Research has been conducted and papers have been written on various issues concerning media education in Asia. The dominant models of media education in the world are broadly Western and most are drawn from English-speaking countries. The question is whether a similar pattern exists in Asia, where there may be differences in culture, heritage, beliefs, values, education policy, as well as curriculum and pedagogy. Are educators in Asia following the Western model in developing and implementing media education, or are they devising their own models? With this question in mind, this book sets out to understand the prevailing perspectives regarding media education in various Asian societies. While most debates about media education are carried out in Western contexts, this book hopes to provide a platform for readers to examine this issue in an Asian context.

Social Media in Asia

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Author: Litang Cui,Michael H. Prosser

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781937570361

Category: Social Science

Page: 690

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Social Media in Asia is a collection of essays about fourteen countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Most authors are from that region, too. As communication via social media is commonplace among people all over the world, analyzing social media use is crucial for intercultural understanding. Featuring essays about fourteen countries in the Asia-Pacific region, this book provides fresh perspectives at cultural dialogue.

Chinese Media, Global Contexts

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Author: Lee Chin-Chuan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134412401

Category: History

Page: 288

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Virtually every major media, information and telecommunications enterprise in the world is significantly tied to China. This volume provides the most expert, up-to-date and multidisciplinary analyses on how the contemporary media function in what has rapidly become the world's biggest market. As the West, particularly the United States, tries to integrate China into the global market economy, the book examines how globalizing forces clash with Chinese nationalism to shape China's media discourses and ideology. It also analyses the role of the media as a site of resistance within China to the ruling elite.

Global Entertainment Media: A Critical Introduction

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Author: Lee Artz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118955463

Category: Social Science

Page: 280

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Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations ofcomplex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates thecrucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergenceof transitional capitalism. Examines the influence of global entertainment media on theemergence of transnational capitalism, providing a framework forexplaining and understanding world culture as part of changingclass relations and media practices Uses action adventure movies to demonstrate the complexrelationship between international media political economy,entertainment content, global culture, and cultural hegemony Draws on examples of public and community media in Venezuelaand Latin America to illustrate the relations between governmentpolicies, media structures, public access to media, and mediacontent Engagingly written with crisp and controversial commentary toboth inform and entertain readers Includes student-friendly features such as fully-integratedcall out boxes with definitions of terms and concepts, and listsand summaries of transnational entertainment media