London as a hub of Indian film and television networks

Fazal, Shehina (2008) London as a hub of Indian film and television networks. Information, society and justice journal, 2 (1). pp. 17-32. ISSN 1756-1078

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Abstract

The paper seeks to articulate the presence of media from India - both as
multinational players as well as media for the Indian diaspora communities living
in the city. It attempts to analyse the implications of these global media networks
in London’s audio-visual economy, often referred to by policy makers as a
positive influence on the city’s cultural and creative industries. The context of the
paper is the significance of Indian television and film in London and the
interrelated elements of how these local developments connect with the
expansion of the media actors globally. Media and cultural clusters in urban
systems are often the local entry points of the global media corporations.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: South Asian, cinema, television, London, Bollywood, Information, Society and Justice Journal
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation
700 The arts; fine & decorative arts > 790 Recreational & performing arts
Department: School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: David Pester
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2015 10:53
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2015 10:53
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/48

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