Global Media Journal

Articles from Vol. 9, No. 16, Spring

An Analysis of Media Researchers' Perceptions of the Digitalization of Broadcasting in Korea
AbstractIn Korea, researchers from universities and research institutions have exerted a significant role in planning, reviewing, and performing policy initiatives. This paper categorizes and assesses the perceptions of twenty-two researchers, whose...
Beyond Comparison: Reframing Analysis of Video Games Produced in the Middle East
AbstractOver the past decade, multiple video games have been produced in the Middle East. Some are the product of political groups (Special Forces) or individual creators (The Stone Throwers) while others are produced by game development companies like...
China Radio International in the Digital Age: Propagating China on the Global Scenario
AbstractThe dramatic economic growth of China has meant a renewed international influence: it is widely recognized that China is, today, a central actor in the world economy and politics. Historically, economic power has always been accompanied by increasing...
Creating a Presence on Social Networks Via Narbs
AbstractThere has been an exponential growth in the number of people who use digital social networking tools to stay connected with friends and family. The connections are built and sustained through numerous digital "posts" that include simple "status...
Creating a Presence on Social Networks Via Narbs
IntroductionThe field of global communication studies has yet to come to terms with changes in the global media environment that began with the advent of the Internet and accelerated with the rise of mobile devices, social networking media, and user-generated...
How Online Gatekeepers Guard Our View - News Portals' Inclusion and Ranking of Media and Events
AbstractThis study examines two news portals, Google News and Yahoo News, using a theoretical framework that incorporates the theory of network gatekeeping (Barzilai-Nahon, 2007) and the notion of search engine bias. The study tests three hypotheses...
Hunt by the Crowd: An Exploratory Qualitative Analysis on Cyber Surveillance in China
AbstractThis exploratory analysis applied the notion of Participatory Panopticon to examine a particular form of online collaboration in China-unrelated Internet users collaboratively conduct cyber surveillance towards fellow citizens. The study chose...
Issue Theme: Digital Culture and International Communication
This introductory essay is divided into two separate sections. The first is a stand-alone theoretical essay by the editors that suggests some entry points for the global study of digital culture generally or what can be termed "global digital criticism."[1]...
Latin American 24/7 News Battle for Honduras
AbstractInternational 24/7 television news channels have proliferated in the past two decades. Sometimes hailed as a democratization of international television news-space, the perspective of media imperialism theory counsels that this 24/7 trend is...
Memory Work in the Digital Age: Exploring the Boundary between Universal and Particular Memory Online
AbstractInteractive media have altered the basic relationship between contemporary individuals and their cultural texts. The ability of individuals broadcast their lives, thoughts, and stories begs the question: What is the relationship between collective...
Music in the Digital Age: Musicians and Fans around the World "Come Together" on the Net
AbstractThe convergence of music production, creation, distribution, exhibition and presentation enabled by the digital communications technology has swept through and shaken the music industry as never before. With a huge push from the digital technology,...
Responding to Regulatory, Market, and Information Technology Changes: Chinese Newspapers in the Transitional Era
AbstractDuring the past decades, along with the dramatic economic and social transitions in China, Chinese newspapers have been through significant changes in regulation, market, and information technology. This paper examines the key characteristics...
Socializing on the Internet: Case Study of Internet Use among University Students in the United Arab Emirates
AbstractThis paper analyzes socializing on the Internet and attitudes towards the Internet as a medium of social interaction among university students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It stems from a larger research project conducted at seven different...
The Implications of the Formation of Local Networks in the Global Online Knowledge Network: Case Study of South Korea
AbstractThis study, conceptualizing a search engine as an online knowledge network, examines how a local network is formed in the presence of a global online knowledge network. The network literature has explained how a larger network gets larger and...
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