Global Communication: Theories, Stakeholders and Trends, Edition 4

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Global Communication is the most definitive text on multi-national communication and media conglomerates, exploring how global media influences both audiences and policy makers around the world. This new edition is comprehensively updated to reflect the many fast moving developments associated with this dynamic field.
  • A new edition of the most definitive text on multi-national communication and media conglomerates, each chapter updated with extensive new details
  • Covers the expanding area of global communication and describes major multimedia conglomerates, particularly in the USA, including the purchase of NBC-Universal by Comcast and Disney's expansion in China
  • Includes new information on the phone hacking scandal by News Corporation’s employees in the UK
  • Explains the significant changes in the communication industry both in the US and elsewhere
  • Chronicles the continuing story of the development of Arab Media with new coverage on the Arab Spring
  • Offers an updated companion website with instructor's manual, test banks and student activities, available upon publication at www.wiley.com/go/mcphail
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About the author

Thomas L. McPhail is an international media critic and the Chair of Theatre, Dance, and Media Studies and Fellow in the Center for International Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He began his career with the eminent media scholar Marshall McLuhan. McPhail is author of Development Communication (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009) and has served for over a decade on the Canadian National Commission for UNESCO.
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Dec 2, 2013
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Pages
336
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ISBN
9781118621998
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Language
English
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Genres
Language Arts & Disciplines / Communication Studies
Social Science / Media Studies
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