The development of mass media in Asia-Pacific

This continues the extract from the book From Mao to the Millennium: Chinese Television in Transition, written by Andrew Green, covering the history of media in the Asia-Pacific region, of which the first part was published in the last issue.

The Development Of Mass Media In AsiaPacific

Andrew Green


A history of newspapers spanning more than 2,000 years can be compressed into just 80 for radio. Television, like radio, had its earliest origins in the 1920s, however it only really...