Design & Technology
Pages 8 (2008 words)
Profile and discuss one communications sector of a country of your choice. (India film industry Bollywood) Throughout the history, media (national as well as international) has been the most influential in the process of spreading education regarding communication all over the world (Semati, 2004, p.21).
Bollywood, the Indian film industry, is an important part of the global international communication system in the modern world. This paper is aimed at providing the profile of Bollywood, the Indian film industry and also in discussing various aspects of international communication related to this industry. International communication and films: International communication is considered as the inseparable part of human lives as it is playing an important role in developing various social, cultural, socio-cultural, economic, educational and other aspects of their lives. After the World War II, international communication has gained significant attention from all over the world. Since the middle of the 19th century, global communication started to gain greater amounts of focus by people (McPhail, 2011, p.1). According to McPhail (2011), “international communication refers to the cultural, economic, political, social and technical analysis of communication and media patterns and effects across and between nation-states” (McPhail, 2011, p.2). International communication is essential for the purpose of producing effective value judgments. The most important sources of international communication are online media services, print media services, news channels and films and theaters (Supadhiloke, 2008, p.109). ...