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Australian Television and International Mediascapes

Australian Television and International Mediascapes

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Geoff Lealand, Helen Wilson
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  • Date Published: October 1996
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521469746

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  • This book addresses current debates about globalization and culture by tracing the emergence of Australia as a significant exporter of television to the world market. The authors investigate why Australian programs have found international popularity. The book describes the Australian industry and the international television marketplace. It also examines the impact of Australian programs on the television cultures of the importing countries. The authors outline policy implications and speculate on future directions of Australian television.

    • Addresses debates about globalisation and culture
    • Offers a cultural as well as an industry study
    • Includes a wide ranging analysis of policy implications
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    "Australian Television and International Mediascapes serves as an excellent piece for examining global media....for a thoughtful and thought-provoking look at global program distribution and its effects, this book is worth obtaining." Lynne Schafer Gross, Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media

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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 1996
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521469746
    • length: 306 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.45kg
    • contains: 17 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Global Mediascapes: Theory and Industry:
    1. Theoretical perspectives
    2. Globalisation and international television trade
    Part II. The Domestic Optic: Australian Industry, Culture and Production:
    3. The Australian television culture
    4. Production companies I
    5. Production companies II
    Part III. The International Optic: TV Ecologies and Australian Programs:
    6. The UK and Ireland
    7. Europe
    8. USA and Canada
    9. East Asia
    10. New Zealand Geoff Lealand
    11. Papua New Guinea and the South West Pacific Helen Wilson
    Part IV. Conclusion:
    12. Benefits and drawback of internationalisation.

  • Authors

    Stuart Cunningham, Queensland University of Technology

    Elizabeth Jacka, Macquarie University, Sydney


    Geoff Lealand, Helen Wilson

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