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Global Communication and Media Research

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Alexis S. Tan

This book identifies and analyzes priorities, themes, projects and publications in the world’s leading communication research institutes, centers and doctoral programs. It also presents an assessment of the state and future of communication research by prominent international scholars in communication. Using these data sources, the book provides a comprehensive review of communication and media research outside the United States, a critical gap in the literature. It is a useful reference for U.S. and international communication scholars, and can be a textbook for graduate and undergraduate courses in international communication, global communication and communication theories.

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Appendix 13: Senior Scholars: Social Problems to Be Addressed by Region and Country

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AFRICA

• South Africa (n=1): de-Westernizing democracy

• Uganda (n=1): sustainability of independent media

ASIA

• China (n=8): uneven social consequences of social media use; community communication and development; communication technologies and well-being; changes brought about by the Internet to the information infrastructure; cross-cultural and comparative communication research; digital inequalities, Internet governance, data privacy; assimilation, culture conflicts; climate change, discrimination, new media

• Hong Kong (n=4): cybersecurity, internet pornography, media bias; migration, globalization, national security; social media; social inequality and oppression

• India(n=1): media literacy, social media, big data ← 217 | 218 →

• Japan (n=2): international propaganda, fake news, freedom of speech and expression; cyberbullying, misinformation, declining trust in media, societal organizations, government

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