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British Television: A Reader

Buscombe, Edward, ed. (2000). "British Television: A Reader." Oxford. Oxford University Press. 348pp. ISBN 0-19-874265 [paperback] Reviewed by Prof. Mike Richards, Department of Media and Communication, University of Central England, United Kingdom This is a collection of fifteen papers, which, though captured within a volume entitled "British television," is actually …

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Copycat TV: Globalisation, Program Formats and Cultural Identity

Albert Moran (1998). Copycat TV: Globalisation, Program Formats and Cultural Identity. Luton: University of Luton Press. 204 pages. ISBN: 1-86020-537-2. Reviewed by Amos Owen Thomas, School of Marketing and Management, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia While international program flows from the developed world to the underdeveloped dominated the 1970s and 80s, …

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Information Highways in ASEAN

Anura Goonasekera and Ang Peng Hwa (1999). Information Highways in ASEAN. Singapore: Asian Media Information and Communication Centre. 444 pages. ISBN 9971-905-77-9 (paperback). Reviewed by Dr. Ali Parandeh, International Institute for Caspian Studies, Tehran, Iran The basic communication infrastructure of a country is one of the main determining factors of its …

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