Media in China : consumption, content and crisis /

Multinational media companies increasingly look to China as a highly important market for the future, but with what degree of confidence should they do so? Media in China is about a new kind of revolution in China - a revolution in which rapidly commercializing media industries confront slow-changin...

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Other Authors: Donald, Stephanie, 1961-, Keane, Michael, 1952-, Yin, Hong, 1961-
Format: eBook
Published: London : RoutledgeCurzon, 2002.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Section 1 : Background, history and theory
  • Media in China : new convergences, new approaches / Stephanie Hemelryk Donald and Michael Keane
  • Chinese media : one channel, two systems / Anke Redl and Rowan Simons
  • Meaning, production, consumption : the history and reality of television drama in China / Yin Hong
  • Section 2 : Cinema and television : marketing strategies, hybridity, and survival
  • The consumption of cinema in contemporary China / Yingchi Chu
  • The global-national position of Hong Kong cinema in China / Laikwan Pang
  • 'Satellite modernity' : four modes of televisual imagination in the disjunctive socio-mediascape of Guangzhou / Anthony Fung and Eric Ma
  • Send in the clones : television formats and content creation in the People's Republic of China / Michael Keane
  • Section 3 : Politics, image, and the niche market
  • Rock in a hard place : commercial fantasies in China's music industry / Jeroen de Kloet
  • 'We are Chinese' - music and identity in 'cultural China' / Lee Tain-Dow and Huang Yingfen
  • Semiotic over-determination or 'indoctritainment' : television, citizenship, and the Olympic Games / Wanning Sun
  • Crazy rabbits! Children's media culture / Stephanie Hemelryk Donald
  • 'What can I do for Shanghai?' Selling spiritual civilization in China's cities / Steven Wayne Lewis
  • Professional soccer in China: a market report / Kenneth Lim
  • Section 4 : Media, new media, and crisis
  • Satellite and cable platforms: development and content / Mark Harrison
  • Networks and industrial community television in China : precursors to a revolution / Brian Shoesmith and Wang Handong
  • The surfer-in-chief and the would-be kings of content : a short study of and / Hu Xin
  • Responses to crisis : convergence, content industries and media governance / Michael Keane and Stephanie Hemelryk Donald.