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Non plus ultra: Latin Geolinguistic Markets at their Limits

John Sinclair

in Latin American Television: A Global View

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter analyses the mechanisms that have favoured the rise of the particular corporations which have been under consideration, and asks how much further their strategies for development can ... More


The New Television in Britain

Michael Tracey

in The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159254
eISBN:
9780191673573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159254.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Margaret Thatcher was convinced that a resolution of Britain's economic crisis lay to a considerable extent in transforming Britain from a country whose wealth lay in manufacturing, to one whose ... More


Arab Media over the Past Twenty Years: Opportunities and Challenges

Bahgat Korany

in The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163531
eISBN:
9781617970368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163531.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

No discussion of the political, economic, democratic, or developmental arena of a country or region is complete without a discussion of its media system. The ideal relationship is a symbiotic one, ... More


Public Service Broadcasting in the Post-war World

Michael Tracey

in The Decline and Fall of Public Service Broadcasting

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159254
eISBN:
9780191673573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159254.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book examines the ideas which constitute public service broadcasting, detailed history about very precise moments in the post-war history of public service broadcasting, and a more general ... More


The Rise of Private Television

Sunetra Sen Narayan

in Globalization and Television: A Study of the Indian Experience, 1990-2010

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092360
eISBN:
9780199082711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092360.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The advent of satellite delivery of television programming brought about a sea change in Indian broadcasting. The decade of the 1990s saw private television players establish themselves in India, ... More


The People’s Network: Soft Management with Satellite Business Television: Narrowcasting

Kit Hughes

in Television at Work: Industrial Media and American Labor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190855789
eISBN:
9780190855826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855789.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 (keyword: narrowcasting) explores the development of private satellite networks to manage distributed workforces in the context of globalization and a “cultural turn” in popular management ... More


Conclusion: Information, Constraint, and Democratic Foreign Policy

Matthew A. Baum and Philip B. K. Potter

in War and Democratic Constraint: How the Public Influences Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164984
eISBN:
9781400866472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164984.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This concluding chapter discusses the implications of the book's theory and findings for future academic research in international relations. It argues that insufficient attention to underlying ... More


When Live News was Too Dangerous: The Early History of Satellite TV in India

Nalin Mehta

in Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092056
eISBN:
9780199082889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

A unique confluence of technological, political and economic factors in the 1990s drove the transformative process that led to the battering down of the government’s monopoly over television. By the ... More


A History of Music and Singing on Egyptian Radio and Television

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Radio and television have played an essential role in disseminating music and singing to the public. Local radio existed in Egypt since a royal decree was issued on May 10, 1926, which allowed the ... More


Spectrum for Broadcasting Services

Rohit Prasad and V. Sridhar

in The Dynamics of Spectrum Management: Legacy, Technology, and Economics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099789
eISBN:
9780199083060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099789.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is devoted to allocation, assignment, and usage of radio spectrum for broadcasting services including radio and television in India. The significant differences in the use of spectrum ... More


Liberalization, Family Films, and the Rise of Bollywood

Jayson Beaster-Jones

in Bollywood Sounds: The Cosmopolitan Mediations of Hindi Film Song

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199993468
eISBN:
9780190200701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993468.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Popular

This chapter addresses Indian film and song in the era of globalization (1988–2000). After an analysis of an A. R. Rahman song, the chapter examines the implementation of economic liberalization in ... More


Spaces of Television: Rethinking the Public/Private Divide in Postcolonial India

Shanti Kumar

in Channeling Cultures: Television Studies from India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198092056
eISBN:
9780199082889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092056.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter critically evaluates changing definitions of ‘public’ in Indian television in relation to discourses of globalization and media privatization. It examines the debate over the nationalist ... More


What Would Sayyid Qutb Say? Some Reflections on Video Clips

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Video clips dominated the Arab satellite television but the ubiquity of video clips may overstate their popularity. Video clips are free content in an economically troubled business, paid for not by ... More


Gendered Blueprints: Transnational Masculinities in Muslim Televangelist Cultures

Nabil Echchaibi

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores modes of projecting Islam into public visibility through alternative formulations of mediated masculinity. For many years, the Muslim conceptualization of gender roles followed ... More


Arab Video Music: Imagined Territories and the Liberation of Desire (or: Sex Lies in Video (Clip))

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Video music or video clip in the Arab world has become an imagined territory. Here, the weight of censorship on desire and its manifestations is lightened. New media brings new freedoms to satellite ... More


A Comparative Analysis of Traditional Media Industry Transitions in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt

Fatima el Issawi

in Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491550
eISBN:
9780190638597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Based on extensive research conducted in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya, this chapter investigates ongoing changes and new trends in the traditional media industries of these three countries. Using field ... More


Dress for Success

Manata Hashemi

in Coming of Age in Iran: Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479876334
eISBN:
9781479806867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876334.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the physical dimension of facework. As the risk of losing face hinges primarily on being exposed as poor, youth manipulate their mannerisms and appearance to present a ... More


The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)

Sylvie Magerstädt

in TV antiquity: Swords, sandals, blood and sand

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784995324
eISBN:
9781526144614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995324.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This section contains a case study of The Last Days of Pompeii (1984), based on a historical novel of the same title by British writer and poet Edward Bulwer-Lytton.


Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995–99)

Sylvie Magerstädt

in TV antiquity: Swords, sandals, blood and sand

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781784995324
eISBN:
9781526144614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995324.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This section contains a case study of the 1990s television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.


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