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News as Entertainment The Rise of Global Infotainment

ISBN-10: 0761968792

ISBN-13: 9780761968795

Edition: 2009

Authors: Daya Kishan Thussu

List price: $56.00
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Richly detailed and empirically grounded, this first book-length study of infotainment and its globalisation by a leading scholar of global communication, offers a comprehensive and critical analysis of this emerging phenomenon.
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Book details

List price: $56.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 3/18/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Daya Kishan Thussuis Professor of International Communication and Co-Director of India MediaCentre at the University of Westminster in London.He is the Founder and Managing Editor of the Sage journal Global Media andCommunication. Among his main publications are: Electronic Empires (1998); InternationalCommunication - Continuity and Change, second edition (2006); War andthe Media: Reporting Conflict 24/7 (2003); Media on the Move - Global Flow and Contra-flow (2007); News as Entertainment (2007) and Internationalizing Media Studies (2009).He is series editor for two Routledge book series: Internationalizing MediaStudies and Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies.

The Evolution of Infotainment
List of table and figures
About the Author
Introduction
The evolution of Infotainment
The infrastructure for global infotainment
Global circulation of 24/7 infotainment
Indian infotainment
the Bollywoodization of TV news
War as infotainment
Infotainment and 'neo-liberal imperialism'
A global infotainment sphere?
References
Index