Units of Study

MECO6929 - Chinese Media Studies in Global Contexts

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Joyce Nip


This unit introduces students to the systems, regulation and uses of Chinese media. Designed for all students, with or without knowledge of the Chinese language, it draws on theories and concepts of global media studies for understanding situations in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Chinese communities in other countries. Implications of media uses by the Chinese authorities, professionals, and ordinary citizens, in the context of globalized communication, are discussed with regard to a range of media, including the Internet.


1x3500wd essay (55%), 1x1000wd reading presentation (20%), 1x1500wd presentation of study (25%)


1x2-hr seminar/week


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