The development of mass media in Asia-Pacific

This article, and one to follow in the next issue, are adapted from a scene-setting chapter in the book From Mao and the Millennium: Chinese Television in Transition, edited by Andrew Green, which deals with television in modern China.

The Development Of Mass Media In AsiaPacific

Andrew Green

The purpose of this article is to examine media developments across the Asia region. We examine the historical origins of the communications media right back to their beginnings, which, like gunpowder,...