Global Communication: A Multicultural Perspective, Third Edition brings together diverse issues and expert perspectives of twenty-two notable and accomplished communication scholars, representing eight countries around the world. Together they discuss international communication, public relations and advertising, cultural implications of globalization, international law and regulation, transnational media, the shifting politics of media, trends in communication and information technology, and much more.
The Third Edition is fully updated to reflect major events that have impacted our global communication environment. Three new chapters on "global journalism" and "gender, ethnicity, and religion," and "Shifting Politics in Global Media and Communication" have been added to make this volume more comprehensive. This book will help students understand the emergence of globalization and its effects on a worldwide scale.
- Contributors represent Canada, Croatia, Holland, India, Germany, Sweden, Turkey, and the United States.
- End-of-chapter questions are updated and intended to stimulate classroom discussion.
- An expanded key terms and acronyms used in the book are included.
- An updated and comprehensive list of suggested readings provides students and instructors further information about the issues covered in this book.
Helpful Internet links to information relevant to topics discussed are suggested throughout the book.
Edited by Yahya R. Kamalipour
Foreword by Vincent Mosco, Queen's University, Canada
Preface by Yahya R. Kamalipour
About the Editor
About the Contributors
1 Following the Historical Paths of Global Communication
Allen Palmer, Brigham Young University
2 Global Economy and International Telecommunications Networks
Harmeet Sawhney, Indiana University, Bloomington
3 The Transnational Media Corporation and the Economics of Global Competition
Richard A. Gershon, Western Michigan University
4 Drawing a Bead on Global Communication Theories
John D. H. Downing, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
5 The Politics of Global Communication
Cees J. Hamelink, University of Amsterdam
6 Global Communication Law
Jan H. Samoriski, Tiffin University, Ohio
7 Milestones in Communication and National Development
Vibert C. Cambridge, Ohio University, Athens
8 Global News and Information Flow in the Digital Age
Kuldip R. Rampal, University of Central Missouri
9 Global Broadcasting: From Sputnik to the Internet
Lars Lundgren, Sodertorn University, Sweden
Benjamin A. Davis, California State University Northridge
10 Global Journalism in the Digital Age
John V. Pavlik, Rutgers University
11 Global Communication and Propaganda
Richard C. Vincent, Indiana State University
12 Implications of the Global Internet Network: Challenges and Prospects
George A. Barnett, University of California Davis
Devan Rosen, Ithaca College, New York
13 Global Advertising and Public Relations
Marina Vujnovic, Monmouth University, New Jersey
Dean Kruckeberg, University of Northern Iowa
14 Global Communication and Culture
Yesim Kaptan, Kent State University
15 Gender, Ethnicity, and Religion in the Digital Age
Theresa Carilli and Jane Campbell, Purdue University Northwest
16 The Shifting Politics in Global Media and Communication
Monroe E. Price, University of Pennsylvania
17 Global Communication Trends in the Digital Age
Mike Friedrichsen, Berlin University of Digital Sciences, Germany
List of Acronyms