GEOG 122 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Celebrity Culture, Al Jazeera, Global Brain

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Disney and other icons of popular culture. Us film & tv: us film captures up to 80% of market share in parts of europe. Tv exports aided by the regularization of the airwaves, the multiplication of consumer choice. Leadership of us news agencies cnn. India & nigeria make more films than hollywood. Al-jazeera (arab) news network gives a different viewpoint. World cup (soccer) = outside of us cultural primacy. Power of empire: latin, english, world religions. Power of the market: power of modernization. Cultural diversity of pre-modern world vs. today: over 30 language groups in coastal bc, today: only 7 have >100 speakers, uk"s internal colonialism: loss of celtic languages. Emergence of dominant world religions: 2/3 world population affiliates with christianity, islam or buddhism. Modernization, standardization, simplification: mapping modernization in tanzania, mental maps and desirability of becoming modern". Big macs in moscow issue of cultural reception.

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