Units of Study

ASNS6908 - Media Industries in East Asia

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Ki-Sung Kwak


This unit examines the development and challenges of media industries in East Asia; Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong SAR, and China. It takes a broad comparative approach to identify political, economic, social, cultural and technological factors that affect the industries in this dynamic region. The unit covers various aspects of old and new media in the region, such as development and transformation of media industries, state regulation and policy, and the implications of the emergence of new communications technologies.


1xpresentation (equivalent to 1000wd) (20%), 1x1500wd industry report (30%), 1x2500wd major essay (50%)


1x2-hr seminar/week


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