Innovations of China's Mainstream Media Convergence (Hardcover)

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Innovations of China's Mainstream Media Convergence (Hardcover)


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This book offers fresh critical insights to the field of media convergence with a particular focus on the mainstream media of China. It begins with an exploration of the emerging change among the entire mediascape: the clear and distinct boundaries that used to demarcate media channels are gradually dissolved, and the widespread introduction and application of new communication technologies have brought both challenges and opportunities toward China. This is followed by a series of theoretical endeavor about the link between conventional media and new media. Drawing on President Xi Jinping's guiding opinions regarding with media convergence, this book then analyzes the political task laid upon mainstream media in which challenges may be turned into opportunities. Given its conceptual focus and practical contribution, the book helps media professionals and related government agencies understand the wide variety of changes brought about by media convergence and the new directionfor media development.

​Professor Peng Duan is the vice-president of the Communication University of China, the executive associate director of the Key State Lab of Media Convergence and Communication (Communication University of China), and the managing editor of the SAGE journal Global Media and China. He is one of the Chinese leading scholars with a broad experience on journalism and communication studies, particularly in the fields of radio and television news, communication theories and audience analysis.
Product Details ISBN: 9789811691454
ISBN-10: 9811691452
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: March 12th, 2022
Pages: 156
Language: English