Journal article

Transcultural media practices fostering cosmopolitan ethos in a digital age: engagements with East Asian media in Australia

Fran Martin, Koichi Iwabuchi, Grace Gassin, WaiLing Seto

INTER-ASIA CULTURAL STUDIES | ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

The increasingly transnational reach of East Asian media suggests that East Asia has become an ever more de-territorialized media zone. But what has been relatively neglected in the extant scholarship is in-depth consideration of how East Asian media culture has been transnationalised beyond the geographic boundaries of Asia, especially in the context of accelerating online content distribution. In this article, we propose that Australia provides a useful case study to illuminate the cultural impacts of East Asian media beyond Asia. What is Australia’s place in trans-Asia media circuits? Does the consumption of East Asian media by audiences in Australia enable them to develop increasingly re..

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