Global Media Spectacle

News War over Hong Kong

Chin-Chuan Lee; Joseph Man Chan; Zhongdang Pan; Clement Y K So
eISBN-13: 9780791488164

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Focusing on the global media coverage of Hong Kong's transfer from Britain to China, Global Media Spectacle explores how the world media plan, operate, compete, and produce a historical record during significant global events. The authors interviewed seventy-six print and television reporters from the United States, Britain, the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, Canada, and Japan to delve into the revealing world of writing first drafts of history from reporters' vantage points. Punctuated with witty and incisive examples, the book provides a useful description of contestation and alliance, themes and variations, and convergence and divergence between and within various blocs of nations.

ISBNs 9780791454725, 0791488160, 9780791488164
Language English