Global Entertainment Media: A Critical Introduction

Global Entertainment Media: A Critical Introduction

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Balancing provocative criticism with clear explanations of complex ideas, this student-friendly introduction investigates the crucial role global entertainment media has played in the emergence of transitional capitalism. Examines the influence of global entertainment media on the emergence of transnational capitalism, providing a framework for explaining and understanding world culture as part of changing class relations and media practices Uses action adventure movies to demonstrate the complex relationship between international media political economy, entertainment content, global culture, and cultural hegemony Draws on examples of public and community media in Venezuela and Latin America to illustrate the relations between government policies, media structures, public access to media, and media content Engagingly written with crisp and controversial commentary to both inform and entertain readers Includes student-friendly features such as fully-integrated call out boxes with definitions of terms and concepts, and lists and summaries of transnational entertainment mediaNews Corp Fox Television, TV Guide, Speed, National Geographic, STAR TV ( Asia), Wall St. Journal, BSkyB (Europe), ... Time Warner CNN, TBS, TNT, CW, Turner Classic Movies, HBO, 0002234730.indd 131 1/10/2015 6:28:24 PM From anbsp;...

Title:Global Entertainment Media: A Critical Introduction
Author:Lee Artz
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2015-02-09


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