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Cultural flows in the Chinese empire: The case of Africa
Journal article, Created By Botman, Gabriel J. and Published By Taylor & Francis in English language
The on-going global economic crisis taps into widespread fears that the fall of the Western ‘empire’ is imminent. Projections and prophesies position China as the centre of a future world order, and opinions abound about the possible economic, political, social and cultural consequences. That prospect, and the implications of a new wave of (Chinese) colonialism – also through the media – thus need to be considered. This multi-faceted question is addressed from the perspective of global culture. Media theories about cultural imperialism largely deal with the ...
China in Africa: The implications for journalism
Journal article, Created By Wasserman, Herman and Published By Taylor & Francis in English language
China's soft diplomacy in Africa
Journal article, Created By Harber, Anton and Published By Taylor & Francis in English language
Contemporary Sino-African relations: Interpenetration of history of relations with the West, ideology and comparative media frames
Journal article, Created By Olorunnisola, Anthony and Published By Taylor & Francis in English language
The authors examined tripartite relationships between Africa, the West and China via historical, ideological and media frames, believing that the approach would yield a robust understanding of China's contemporary engagements in Africa. Historical reflections and a review of China's foreign policy ideology – driven by the notion of ‘soft power’ – provided useful contexts for answering and interpreting findings generated by the central question: What frames did newspapers in Nigeria, South Africa, China and the United States employ in their respective coverage of C...
Emerging trends and patterns in China–Africa media dynamics: A discussion from an East African perspective
Journal article, Created By Wekesa, Bob and Published By Taylor & Francis in English language
Academic considerations of African communications, media and journalism are in their embryonic stages, to the extent that they trail other strands of engagement within highly dynamic China–Africa relations. Yet, media reporting of China by Chinese, African and global media have been in flux since the inauguration of the Forum on China–Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in 2000. Three layers of perspective on China–Africa media confluences are discernible: the re-entry of Chinese media into the African media space; China–Africa communication/media scholarship is only now beginning ...
Emerging trends and patterns in China–Africa media dynamics: A discussion from an East African perspective
Journal article, Created By Wekesa, Bob and Published By Taylor & Francis in English language
Academic considerations of African communications, media and journalism are in their embryonic stages, to the extent that they trail other strands of engagement within highly dynamic China–Africa relations. Yet, media reporting of China by Chinese, African and global media have been in flux since the inauguration of the Forum on China–Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in 2000. Three layers of perspective on China–Africa media confluences are discernible: the re-entry of Chinese media into the African media space; China–Africa communication/media scholarship is only now beginning ...
Re-orienting the 'charm offensive' to the 'charm defensive': A critical review of Chinese media development in Africa
Journal article, Created By Shi, Anbin and Published By Taylor & Francis Group in English language