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Cultural geography Cultural hegemony Cultural imperialism Political science Postmodern theory International communication Media imperialism Counter-flows Cultural studies News Imperialism Other
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Scholars, argue that cultural imperialism is “a verifiable process of social influence by which a nation imposes on other countries its set of beliefs, values, knowledge and behavioural norms as well as its overall style of life” (Beltran, 1978, p. 184). Furthermore, r esear cher s who advance the cultur al imper ialism theor y, such as Boyd-Bar r ett, Tomlinson and Schiller, argue that the asymmetrical flow of media from the hegemonic powers to the ‘others’ has led to “the international streams of communication becoming a manifestation of the ruling interests of the societies from which they originate and not a unanimous output of the nations involved” (Lee, 1980, p. 36). This therefore, leads to the...
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