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World Broadcasting

A Comparative View

by Alan Wells

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February 1997

Praeger

Pages 324
Volumes 1
Size 6 1/8 x 9 1/4
Topics Popular Culture/Media, Television, and Radio

As mass communication is a major topic of interest in American colleges, there is also a growing interest in comparative mass media in other countries. This book is designed to put current practices in the United States in comparative perspective and thus shed new light on American media practices. It is designed as a resource for the growing number of courses dealing with international media, and a recommended supplement for basic mass communications courses that provide a global perspective.

Table of Contents

About the ContributorsPrefaceIntroduction, Alan WellsWestern Europe, Matthew J. RusherUnited Kingdom, Alan WellsGermany, Ernest A. HakanenItaly, Osabuohien P. Amienyi and Julio SolerThe Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Janice E. OverlockThe Middle East and North Africa, Hussein Y. AminSub-Sahara Africa, Osabuohien P. Amienyi with Gerard IgyorLatin America and the Caribbean, Donnalyn PompperGlobo TV: The Growth of a Brazilian Monopoly, Venicio A. de LimaAsia, Hsiang-wen HsiaoJapan, Hiroshi TokinoyaChina, Kennneth C. PetressIndia, Sunil MisraOceania and the Pacific, Joseph K. DiemerAuthor IndexSubject Index

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