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Will it travel? The Local vs. Global Tug-of-War for Telenovela and Turkish Dizi Producers Carolina Acosta-Alzuru

ABSTRACT: Long-established telenovela production powerhouses face new opportunities and threats that complicate the differences between their local and global audiences. In addition, new non-Latino-American players, such as Turkey, have been displacing telenovela producers in several markets, including on their own turf. Turkish dramas—dizis—have made a global footprint giving Turkey a 25% share of the international […]

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Global journalism and mass communication education in the digital era Tudor Vlad

Abstract: Journalism and mass communication education will remain relevant as long as it attracts talented students and provides evidence that its graduates are competitive in the job market. To do that, educators need to understand and embrace the field of mass communication in its new complexity and broaden their curricular options, as students will likely […]

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Reviewer of the Year award for the journal Mass Communication and Society David Clementson

David Clementson has won the Reviewer of the Year award for the journal Mass Communication and Society. The editor said, “This year we worked hard to identify one winner on the basis of a specific excellent review; your work was outstanding, balancing a thoughtful and well-organized critique with positive feedback to encourage the authors to […]

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Jay Hamilton organized and led a panel titled “Mass Communication and Transnational Resistance: Independent Media Centers 20 Years On” Jay Hamilton

Jay Hamilton organized and led a panel titled “Mass Communication and Transnational Resistance: Independent Media Centers 20 Years On” at the Union for Democratic Communications international conference in Oakland. The panelists addressed the chequered legacy of IMCs, their growth and decline, their form and practice of online/online-assisted social activism since their emergence in Seattle 1999 during the […]

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