430-REVIEW - International Communication MCO 430/Craig...

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International Communication MCO 430/Craig Allen  EXAM REVIEW GUIDE MIDTERM EXAM 2   CHAPTER 5--ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRIES 1.  What are the 6 English speaking countries?  How do they compare and contrast?  US, Britain, Canda, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland. All have Democratic free  enterprise systems. US - Free expression (1st amendment). Private control of the media  is new to the non-us countries.  Privatization is prominent in UK and Canada. All have  the global IPP standard of 20k except for Ireland.  2.  What are pirate broadcasters? Broadcasters who has set up “illegal” radio  transmitters in international waters off shore. Helped persuade government officials that  private media could not be denied. 3.  What are some examples of Australian media that have achieved global visibility?   Rupert Murdoch (news corp), Steve Irwin, Mel Gibson, Crocodile Dundee, Mad  Max. Neighbours.  4.  What is Oxbridge? Colleges Oxford and Cambridge from UK. 5.  How has the U.S. media system traditionally differed from that in other countries? Only country to base its media system on democracy and free enterprise.  Virtually all media is private. No other country has a first amendment.  (freedom of 
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