Journal article

Introduction: Australia in the field of trans-Asian media flows

Olivia Khoo, Fran Martin, Audrey Yue

Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources | SAGE Publications | Published : 2020


Although it has long been considered a non-Asian country located in Asia, Australia is increasingly linked to Asian media circuits, and the rise of the Asian media industries is changing Australian media culture. At the level of consumption, Asian media content – from Bollywood film to Japanese TV to Chinese online video to Korean social media and K-pop – is now more readily accessible than ever to media users in Australia due to broadband connectivity and mobile media technologies, as well as (more unevenly) via mainstream commercial distribution. This increased access is not only helping Australia’s Asian migrant populations maintain cultural ties; it is also creating new media tastes for ..

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Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: The editors gratefully acknowledge the Australian Research Council's funding of DP160100304.