Globalization or Global Media Systems

Option 1
As mentioned earlier, the topic of globalization further expands upon our knowledge of international
communications. Globalization can be both seen as a theory and a process (historical).
From the readings, lessons page, and the film you watched, what did you learn about globalization that might
challenge the assumptions you had about global media, global labor (dark side of globalization) and the
Internet (electronic colonization)? Use evidence from course material to answer this question.
How does globalization look like in the Global South as compared to the Global North?
Bring in a contemporary media example to illustrate how globalization manifests in international
communications.
Reflections should be 300-500 words long.
Incorporate references to course materials presented this week and a link to a current news event or topic that
relates to the week’s materials into your reflections.
Option 2
What did Cassara’s piece in Al Jazeera teach you about the media organizations’ role in the Middle East and
North Africa politics? What did you learn about the way the West frames Al Jazeera?
Cuba-The Next Revolution maps the dynamics of media ownership and regulation in Cuba. How does Cuba’s
political and economic system shape media ownership and regulation in the country? How do Cubans
participate in the virtual public sphere today through social media and other forms of digital media?
Select one of the following: Poland, Russia, China, and compare one aspect of their media system to the
United States.
Reflections should be 300-500 words long.
Incorporate references to course materials presented this week and a link to a current news event or topic that
relates to the week’s materials into your reflections.
Link to the film:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7p30a4auyA
Link to the video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUEQD7hmdUQ

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