The Climate of News

News values was an issue I lightly toughed on in my previous post.  One news value is the balance of a story.  They say there are always two sides to a story, this means journalists usually report 50/50 for each … Continue reading

“International” News

The quotation marks around international in the title of this blog is a metaphor displaying how international news is not as international as corporations would have their audiences believe.  One example of how international news can be ignored or deemed … Continue reading

Lost in Globalisation

Entertainment can cross borders and cultures, Hollywood movies are proof of that.  But what about television shows.  Some shows are so culturally significant and centred on one specific place that they are sure to fail if they are adapted to … Continue reading

The “Hollywoodisation” of Bollywood

Hollywood, the glamour, the lights, the fame and fortune!  It seems like forever that movies have been released from this American city.  Most Hollywood films are released globally and their influence can be seen in many cultures.  This has fuelled … Continue reading