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Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Book Review: The Internationalization of Television in China: The Evolution of Ideology, Society and Media Since the Reform Introduction Junhao Hong, a professor in the Buffalo University, Department of communications, is the author of the book The Internationalization of Television in China: the Evolution of Ideology, society, and Media since the reform.
During his research, the author concentrated on the certain years including 1978, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1992 and 1997. These are very important years China’s history in which there is the issuing of different policies. The study of these policies helps to show the importance of changes of domestic policy in the internalization of television in China (Junhao 7). The book consists of a collection of facts that help show how the media in general has changed. As a researcher, Junhao wrote the book based on research findings and interviews that enabled him to, intensively discuss the issue of mass media. His research concentrated on issues about communication in various countries worldwide. He also focused on the relationship of the society and media in Asia and how different societies have different media forms. This book is of great use to researchers and scholars who are interested in issues of communication not only in China but also globally. My critical evaluation of this book is that it is logic, has internal consistency, and it coheres with the world outside it. The author clearly shows how television has been changing as years pass. This is true in the wider world in that, in all societies; television is now way too different than what it was about 20 years ago. ...
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