ABC-CLIO

World Broadcasting

A Comparative View

by Alan Wells

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February 1997

Praeger

Volumes 1
Topics Popular Culture/Media, Television, and Radio
Description

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 Contributors
Preface
Introduction, Alan Wells
Western Europe, Matthew J. Rusher
United Kingdom, Alan Wells
Germany, Ernest A. Hakanen
Italy, Osabuohien P. Amienyi and Julio Soler
The Former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, Janice E. Overlock
The Middle East and North Africa, Hussein Y. Amin
Sub-Sahara Africa, Osabuohien P. Amienyi with Gerard Igyor
Latin America and the Caribbean, Donnalyn Pompper
Globo TV: The Growth of a Brazilian Monopoly, Venicio A. de Lima
Asia, Hsiang-wen Hsiao
Japan, Hiroshi Tokinoya
China, Kennneth C. Petress
India, Sunil Misra
Oceania and the Pacific, Joseph K. Diemer
Author Index
Subject Index

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