The Routledge Handbook of Digital Media and Globalization


Purpose and ScopeOverview of the VolumeReferencesI History, Theory, and GlobalizationThe Struggle for Control in the Age of Imperialism vs the Belle Époque of Liberal Internationalism and the Modern ...Reflections on “Methodological Nationalism” and the Turn to Global HistoriesA Short History of Global Communications and the Empire of CapitalWiring the World: A Global History of Late 19th and Early 20th Century CommunicationsCartels: Private Structures of Cooperation and Avoiding Ruinous CompetitionSome Concluding Thoughts: The Triumph of the Struggle for Control Worldview and the End of the Belle Époque of Liberal ...NotesReferencesCultural ProximityWhy Audiences Turned to National and Regional Broadcast TelevisionDependency on US in TelevisionCultural ImperialismNational ProductionCultural ProximityPrimary, Local or National, Cultural ProximitySecondary, Regional (Geo-Cultural), or Cultural-Linguistic Cultural ProximityOngoing Competition with Imported US Television Programs and ChannelsCultural Capital and Cultural ProximityEconomic CapitalLinguistic CapitalCapitals, Class, Viewing Options, and Viewing ChoicesConclusionReferencesEnvironmental Materialism and Media GlobalizationEnvironmental MaterialismMobile TelephonyDigital JournalismConclusionNotesReferences“Marveling” the World with Hollywood Militainment: The US Air Force and Captain Marvel Go Higher! Further! Faster!Introduction: Global Hollywood’s Superheroes, Serving the US DoD?Global Hollywood Unmatched: An MCU for Men, until Captain MarvelThe DoD–Hollywood Complex: Producing Captain Marvel as MilitainmentTelling and Selling Captain Marvel’s American Exceptionalism: DoD PR and Recruitment, Mission AccomplishedConclusion: Captain Marvel, Militarized “Popular Feminism”, and Cultural ImperialismReferencesII Capitalism, Structure, and InstitutionsThe Contribution of Global Media to Ethical CapitalismIntroductionSustainability, Sustainable Development, and the Foundations of the Good SocietyEthical Capitalism: Re-thinking Economy and BusinessLegal Forms for Media and Communication Organizations Embracing Ethical CapitalismWikipedia and Other Non-Profit MediaConclusionReferencesFeminist Scholarship on the Global Digital Divide A Critique of International Organizations and Information CompaniesIntroductionWhat Would Different Feminist Approaches Say about the Digital Divide?Liberal FeminismPost-FeminismTechnofeminismBridging or Widening the Gap? International Efforts to Solve the Digital DivideUNESCOITUThe World BankWhere International Efforts Fail, Google Can Fill inConclusionNotesReferencesThe Korean Wave and the New Global Media EconomyMedia Globalization: An Angle of Political EconomyThe Korean Wave: From the Regional to the GlobalTelevision Revolution: From Format Adaptation to Original SeriesThe Third Korean Wave? From BTS to Bong Joon-hoDiscussionNotesReferencesIII Popular Culture and GlobalizationIn the Name of National Interest: Globalization and Media Culture in 21st Century JapanIntroductionBranding the Nation: Commercial NationalismFor the Sake of the Nation: Spawning Cyber-Driven JingoismBeyond Narrowly Focused National InterestsNotesReferencesStarbucks’ Dream of a Global TasteFrom Caffeinating Counterculture to Changing Q.S.R.Synthetic Authenticity and the People BusinessCurating Community and Conquering Global TasteReferences“Therapeutic and Inspiring”—Japanese Pop Culture in PRC and the Issue of Asian ModernityIntroductionTransnational Flow of Japanese Pop Culture and the Issue of Asian ModernityJapanese Pop Culture in the PRCChinese College Students’ Reception of Japanese Pop CultureAttitude toward China’s Patriotic Education and Anti-Japanese TV ShowsConclusion: Imagined Asian ModernityReferencesInter-Asia Media/Cultural Studies in the Era of HateIntroductionAsia as Method: Rethinking AsiaThe Significance of Inter-Asia Media/Cultural StudiesHate, Geopolitics, and Inter-Asia Media/Cultural StudiesThe Changing Political Landscape Worldwide and in East AsiaDigitalization, Hate Culture, and Media GlobalizationConclusionNotesReferencesDisciplining Transnational Popular Culture’s Counter-Flows on Family GuyRecognizable Culture and Its AmbivalencesPostracist StrategiesStrange, Feminized OtherConclusionNotesReferencesIV Digital Platforms and GlobalizationEuropean Responses to (US) Digital Platform DominanceIntroductionContextualizing EU Platform GovernanceCitizen Rights—Freedom of ExpressionCitizen Rights—Privacy ProtectionCompetition Policy—Toward a Level Playing FieldToward Improved Platform GovernanceConclusion—Reflections on European Dependency and Grounds for OptimismReferencesStreaming Diplomacy: Netflix’s Domestic Politics and Foreign PolicyNetflix’s LiberalismsNetflix, Democrats, and the Obama AdministrationNetflix’s Foreign PolicyReferencesOnline Platforms, Cultural Power, and China’s Pan-Asian StrategyIntroductionGoing OutUpping the Ante: Soft Power and MetricsOnline Platforms and the Reception of China’s Message in the Asia-PacificConcluding Remarks: Not There YetNotesReferencesNetflix’s Corporate Sphere in Asia in the Digital Platform EraIntroductionNetflix’s Global Penetration in the OTT MarketsNetflix Effects in Local OTT ContentNetflix’s Impacts on Global OTT PlatformsPlatform Imperialism in OTT PlatformsConclusionReferencesV Digital Media, Social Media, and GlobalizationDigital Media and the Globalizing Spread of PopulismIntroductionRethinking Media Systems TheoryTwitter, WhatsApp, and ModiChina’s Subterranean Online SphereChina, India, and Western DemocraciesReferencesLethal, Viral, Global The Role of Mobile Media and the Growing International Scourge of Fake NewsIntroductionSurveillance Capitalism and the Rise of Social MediaHuman Agents and Cognitive BiasDemocratization of Content ProductionEmerging Technological Twists: Bots and “Deep Fakes”Growing Reach and Heightening HostilityFighting Fake NewsConclusionReferencesMachine Translation: Mediating Linguistic Difference in the Era of GlobalizationMythic OriginsThe Task of TranslationScience FictionThe Weaver MemoLinguistic Difference in the Era of GlobalizationReferencesPlaying with Chinese Characteristics: The Landscape of Video Games in ChinaIntroductionTransformation of Online Gaming in China: From Follower to LeaderEsports: From Naught to Global ProminenceConsole Games: From Predicament to Flashes of HopeConcluding RemarksReferencesTrolling and Praising the Arab Spring on TwitterIntroductionTrolling and Praising the Arab SpringNotesReferencesReceiving Unfamiliar Culture in Post-Colonial Latin America in the Digital Age: Interpretations of Anime, Manga, ...IntroductionMethodologyThe Past in the Present: Eurocentrism and Chino-ismChino-ism in the Digital Media EraConclusionReferencesVI Globalization, Migration, and MobilityMultilayered Identities and Coexistence of Preferences for National and US TelevisionGlobal Flows of TelevisionMultilayered Flows, Multilayered Audience Identities, and Television ConsumptionMethodologyMeasurementsData AnalysisLimitationsThe Context of Multichannel Viewing GrowthPreferences for National and Regional Television ProgramsGeneral Preferences for National Programming and ChannelsGenre Preferences and Domestic BiasRegional Programming PreferencesNational Program Preferences and SESAnalysis/ConclusionReferencesCoproduction in Latin AmericaGlobalization and Coproduction in Latin AmericaCoproductions Between Latin America and SpainThe Role of IbermediaThe Role of PatagonikThe MERCOSUR ModelNoteReferencesTemporal Dimensions of Transient Migration Studies: The Case of Korean Visa Migrants’ Media Practices in the USIntroductionMedia and Migration: Digital Migration Studies and a Non-Media-Centric ApproachTime, Temporality, and TemporarinessApplying Temporal Concepts to Digital Migration Studies: A Case Study ExampleLife Course, Media Practices, and Migration Decision-Making of Skilled Migrants“Staggered” Migration Processes, Experiences of Temporality, and Media ConsumptionConclusionNotesReferencesOn the Post-Socialist Marketization of the Press in Central and Eastern Europe: A View from GermanyIntroductionThe German Democratic RepublicA Market-Driven Press ReformConsequences for the Privatization of the Press in Central and Eastern EuropeReform of the Newspaper Industry in HungaryAxel SpringerBertelsmann & Co.ConclusionNotesReferencesCultural Politics of Global Online Subscription Video-on-Demand Services in Canada A Case Study of Netflix CanadaIntroductionMethodsThe Catalog of Netflix Canada: A Marginalized Position of Canadian ContentThe Growing Presence of Netflix in Canadian Television and the State’s ResponseConclusionNotesReferences
 
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