The Media, Globalization and Cultural Imperialism

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The beginning:
The Media, Globalization and Cultural Imperialism
Globalization is one of the most important phenomena affecting the world today. However, the link between media, culture and globalization is only rarely made. This is surprising considering that globalization has made ownership of media outlets around the world a reality.
This is exactly the same type of argument that is made in “Media and Globalization” by Lawrence
Grossberg
et al.
Grossberg
et al start with an examination of the concept of cultural imperialism. Cultural imperialism is the idea that through globalization the dominant culture is able to spread their culture into new territories(
Grossberg
et al 437).
Grossberg
et al believe that cultural imperialism theory is not adequate...
The end:
.....globalization of the media.
Works Cited
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, Lawrence,
Wartella
, Ellen, Whitney, D. Charles and
Wise, J. Macgregor, “Producing Identities” Chapter 8 in
Mediamaking
, 2nd Edition, Sage Publications, 2006: 219-252.
Grossberg
, Lawrence,
Wartella
, Ellen, Whitney, D. Charles and
Wise, J. Macgregor, “Media and Globalization” Chapter 13 in
Mediamaking
, 2nd Edition, Sage Publications, 2006: 421-456.
Lorimer
, Rowland,
Gasher
, Mike and Skinner, David,
“Communication and Society” Chapter 1 in Mass Communication
in Canada, Sixth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2008: 2-
28.
Lorimer
, Rowland,
Gasher
, Mike and Skinner, David,
“Globalization” Chapter 11 in Mass Communication in Canada,
Sixth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2008: 278-295.