GLOBALISATION & THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION "NEW MEDIA"

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  • Created on: 30-03-18 14:39
DEFINITION
interconnection of previously isolated nations, now influencing each other// multi-faceted: eco, political and cultural aspects
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COCHRANE AND PAIN
a global economic and cultural incorporation = a single global society
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GLADENS
Globalisation: intensification of worldwide social relations which can link distant localities
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WISEMAN
the term 'globalisation' has been misused and misunderstood
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ISSUES WITH DEFINING IT
may assume it's a positive thing // assumes it results in cult homogenisation OR cult resist// results in postmod characteristics or
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3 TYPES OF GLOBALISATION: ECO
fully integrated global eco - spread of capitalism - financial events effect each other - importance of it and transitional corps (mcdonalds)
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3 TYPES OF GLOBALISATION: POLITICAL
capitalism = more democract // international orgs e.g. UN
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3 TYPES OF GLOBALISATION: CULTURAL
US consumer culture "McWorld" // more diversity e.g. sharing food// more connected by tech and networks
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CARTER: GLOBAL VILLAGE
Virtual communities: “the idea that as time and space shrink, the world is becoming smaller”
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SOCIAL CAPITAL
access to information = social networks, greater employability and hierarchical status. global connection = material rewards (LinkedIn)
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MEDIA CONVERGENCE - JENKINS
old and new media converge
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MEDIA CONVERGENCE - PAVLIK
the coming together of computing, telecommunication and media in the digital environment // BOYLE: phones becomce TV, camera, encyclopedia
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BIG DATA
Volume, Velocity, Variety, Variability, Complexity
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DIGITAL NATIVES
16-24y/os, fully integrated // 42% happier online. 74% couldn't live without it. 94% use other media devices whilst using the internet
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