As a media psychologist interested in the role of media in conflict, I can’t pass up the chance to be in Beijing during the Olympics. I head out tomorrow, now that I have my visa in hand, and will report from the frontlines during the coming week. I don’t look forward to the crush of [...]
Mass media helps make a nation real and tangible through depictions of images, symbols, and events. Information from within China, which had been cut off during the Mao regime from 1949-1976, is more open but still subject to government censorship. Without adequate or accurate sources, western media creates and disperses images of China based on [...]
Interesting article about the growth of television in India in the NY Times In India, the Golden Age of Television Is Now talking about the booming growth of the television industry including new content that is being developed in response to the increased demand. There is also a video of the story that has brief [...]
I am part of a research team looking at the current definition and understanding of media psychology. This is the write-up submitted to APA Division 46 (Media Psychology) explaining the research project on Media Psychology awareness in hopes of generating a better response rate to the survey. Anyone, however, can take it by going to: [...]
Saturday morning–it was time to begin the journey home. At 7 am, a young translator named Cocoa came to the hotel (which is some distance from the university) to personally deliver a packet of informational brochures from Mrs. Cao about the English Teaching program.