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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Brown, Aggrey
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Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication; Faculty of Arts and Education
Title, Analytic
Caribbean cultures and mass communication technology: Re-examining the cultural dependency thesis
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Dunn, Hopeton S
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Globalization, communications and Caribbean identity
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Kingston, Jamaica
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Ian Randle
Date of Publication
1995
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40-54
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Abstract
Addresses the 'pertinent questions ... in assessing Caribbean cultures and mass communication in the 21st century... What are the extant and foreseeable mass communication technologies? What form or forms do ownership and control of these technologies take? What instrumental value do they have for those who have access to them? Finally, what are the infocom options for those who do not have access to them? ' Argues that the people of the region are willing consumers and that 'cultural ennui' is the price paid for passive consumption. Focuses on the electronic media, with particular reference to the visual media.....
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