Youtube Vs. Big Corporations: The Creation and Consumption of Content

In Tanner Mirrlees’ book Global Entertainment Media: Between Cultural Imperialism And Cultural Globalization he defines Cultural Imperialism (CI) and Cultural Globalization (CG).  Cultural Imperialism is essentially the idea that cultures that are less economically prominent rely on wealthy countries to produce their cultural media.  Cultural Globalization thus refers to the transmission of ideas and values […]

Blind Faith: The Individual and Vertical Integration

  Within Mark Deuze’s book, Media Work in the Digital Age, there seems to be an almost blind faith in the structural changes that are taking place within the creative industries, especially with regard to how individual workers, producers, and consumers ought to be understood within the larger context of the global economy, the creative […]