Über den Autor
Ingrid Volkmer is Associate Professor and Head of the Media and Communications Program at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She has held visiting positions at the LSE, Harvard and MIT. She has widely published in the area of transnational political communication and implications on societies and cultures.
Notes on Contributors viiirnIntroduction 1rnIngrid VolkmerrnPart I History of Transnational Media Research 7rn1 Comparative Research and the History of Communication Studies 9nJohn D.H. Downingrn2 Global Media Research and Global Ambitions: The Case of UNESCO 28nCees J. Hamelinkrn3 Global Media Research: Can We Know Global Audiences? A View from a BBC Perspective 40nGraham MyttonrnPart II Re-conceptualizing Research across Globalized Network Cultures 55rn4 Media and Hegemonic Populism: Representing the Rise of the Rest 57nJan Nederveen Pietersern5 Digitization and Knowledge Systems of the Powerful and the Powerless 74nSaskia Sassenrn6 Media Cultures in a Global Age: A Transcultural Approach to an Expanded Spectrum 92nNick Couldry and Andreas Hepprn7 Deconstructing the "Methodological Paradox": Comparative Research between National Centrality and Networked Spaces 110nIngrid Volkmerrn8 Footprints of the Global South: Venesat-1 and RascomQAF/1R as Counter-hegemonic Satellites 123nLisa Parksrn9 Securitization and Legitimacy in Global Media Governance: Spaces, Jurisdictions, and Tensions 143nKatharine Sarikakisrn10 Emerging Transnational News Spheres in Global Crisis Reporting: A Research Agenda 156nMaria Hellman and Kristina Riegertrn11 The "Global Public Sphere": A Critical Reappraisal 175nKai HafezrnPart III Supra- and Sub-national Spheres: Researching Transnational Spaces 193rn12 Middle East Media Research: Problems and Approaches 195nDina Matar and Ehab Bessaisorn13 Media Industries and Policy in Digital Times: A Latin American Perspective of Notes and Methods 212nRodrigo Gómez Garcíarn14 Methodological Pluralism: Interrogating Ethnic Identity and Diaspora Issues in Southeast Asia 227nUmi Khattabrn15 "Citizen Access to Information": Capturing the Evidence across Zambia, Ghana, and Kenya 245nGerry Power, Samia Khatun, and Klara Debeljakrn16 India and a New Cartography of Global Communication 276nDaya Kishan Thussurn17 What Is Governance? Citizens' Perspectives on Governance in Sierra Leone and Tanzania 289nVipul Khosla and Kavita Abraham Dowsingrn18 Forced Migrants, New Media Practices, and the Creation of Locality 312nSaskia WittebornrnPart IV Identifying Spheres of Comparison in Globalized Contexts 331rn19 Researching the News Agencies 333nOliver Boyd-Barrettrn20 Global Internets: Media Research in the New World 352nGerard Gogginrn21 Media, Diaspora, and the Transnational Context: Cosmopolitanizing Cross-National Comparative Research? 365nMyria Georgiourn22 Post-colonial Interventions on Media, Audiences, and National Politics 381nRamaswami Harindranathrn23 Media Research and Satellite Cultures: Comparative Research among Arab Communities in Europe 397nChristina Slade and Ingrid Volkmerrn24 Stardust in the Audience's Eyes: Weddings as Media Events in Visual Media and the Construction of Gender 411nEva FlickerrnPart V Comparative Research and Contexts of Challenges 433rn25 Lost, Found, and Made: Qualitative Data in the Study of Three-Step Flows of Communication 435nKlaus Bruhn Jensenrn26 Finding Yourself in the Past, the Present, the Local, and the Global: Potentialities of Mediated Cosmopolitanism as a Research Methodology 451nRuth Teer-Tomaselli and Lauren Dyll-Myklebustrn27 Europe: A Laboratory for Comparative Communication Research 470nClaes H. de Vreese and Rens Vliegenthartrn28 The Global-Local in News Production Tales from the Field in the "Shoes" of Journalists 485nLisbeth Clausenrn29 "Africa Talks Climate": Comparing Audience Understandings of Climate Change in Ten African Countries 504nAnna Godfrey, Miriam Burton, and Emily LeRoux-Rutledgern30 Organizing and Managing Comparative Research Projects across Nations: Models and Challenges of Coordinated Collaboration 521nFrank Esser and Thomas Hanitzschrn31 Benefits and Pitfalls of Comparative Research on News: Production, Content, and Audiences 533nAkiba A. CohenrnIndex 547
Bringing together the perspectives of more than 40 internationally acclaimed authors, The Handbook of Global Media Research explores competing methodologies in the dynamic field of transnational media and communications, providing valuable insight into research practice in a globalized media landscape.
* Provides a framework for the critical debate of comparative media research
* Posits transnational media research as reflective of advanced globalization processes, and explores its roles and responsibilities
* Articulates the key themes and competing methodological approaches in a dynamic and developing field
* Showcases the perspectives and ideas of 30 leading internationally acclaimed scholars
* Offers a platform for the discussion of crucial issues from a variety of theoretical, methodical and practical viewpoints