We will introduce and discuss major issues related to globalization of media. We will look at important figures and their representative work, and analyze their arguments. We will explore various perspectives, including political, economic, technological, cultural and social. We will use examples of radio, television, film and new media. We will pay particular attention to distinguish various levels of communication (global, transnational, national, local).
Cíl předmětu - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Jan Miessler (13.09.2021)
Students should acquire understanding of complexities driving current and historical developments of the global media. They should be able to use this understanding for analysis of particular media organization and the context of their operation, as well as for linking it to relevant theories.
Podmínky zakončení předmětu - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Jan Miessler (10.11.2021)
To pass the class, students need to get at least 51 points. They can get them for different little tasks throughout the semester, final paper and book review. Students themselves can choose which tasks they want to do in order to obtain the points. Requirements for the tasks will be discussed during the first class.
20 % - Various weekly tasks 20 % - Book review 60 % - Paper
HERMAN, E., McCHESNEY, R. (1997). The Global Media: The New Missionaries of Global Capitalism. Cassel. MILLER, T., KRAIDY, M. (2016) Global Media Studies. University of Illinois Press. SPARKS, C. (2007) Globalization, Development and the Mass Media. Sage. STRAUBHAAR, J. (2007) World Television from Global to Local. Sage.