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Alternate title:Globalization and the media
Summary:As globalization of trade rapidly expands, the mainstream media is being accused of inadequately reporting the issues. This program canvasses some of the dissent by exploring conflicts of interest within the media and showing how technology, such as the camcorder and the Internet, is challenging the monopoly of big news broadcasters. Differences between mainstream and "indie" media are highlighted in coverage of the economic summits and related protests in Genoa and Seattle. Among those interviewed are Danny Schechter, director of Mediachannel.org; Katharine Ainger, editor of New Internationalist magazine; and Chris Cramer, president of CNN International News.
Creator:O'Connor, Paul
Contributor:Tobitt, JoJo
Provider:Undercurrents (Firm)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Temporal subject: 2001-2010
Topical subjects:Globalization
Mass media and culture
Mass media and public opinion
Mass media -- Social aspects
Mass media -- Political aspects
Anti-globalization movement
Genre:Documentary films
Credits:An Undercurrents production ; directed by Paul O'Connor ; narrator, JoJo Tobitt ; camera, Hamish Campbell ... [et al.] ; music, Gavin Harte.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Broadcasting, Communications
Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Broadcasting, Mass Media
Government, Law, Politics
Collection:Films@UM
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