Journalism | STUDIES IN JOURNALISM VT: REPORTING A GLOBAL WORLD
J261 | 16525 | Jae Kook Lee


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From the film Slumdog Millionaire’s runaway success in the U.K and the U.S to the boom in
newspapers and magazines in China, the rise of the Islamic fashion industry in Turkey, and
the popularity of basement Bhangra and Bollywood beats in New York, it seems that we live
today in the paradoxical and connected world that globalization has created. This course will
begin with an exploration of globalization’s historical foundations in colonialism and its
highly contested meanings and definitions. Then, we will shift to the media’s place within
social, political, and economic processes of globalization through considerations of global
media ownership and production, media content, and media audiences. The global media
addressed in course lectures and readings will include traditional and online news,
advertising, public relations, and citizen-generated media.