MCC-UE 1023 - East Asian Media and Popular Culture

This course explores the evolving media and communication systems in East Asia from economic, political, cultural, technological and network perspectives. Particular attention is paid to the impact of Internet and mobile media on traditional media institutions, the changing role of transnational corporations, and the relations between states and their people. More than half of the course focuses on the Greater China region (Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the mainland). Japan and South Korea are also covered.

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