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 / Description

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 (to June 2021)
School of Social Sciences and Professions
Depositing User: David Pester
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2015 10:53
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2020 11:29
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/48

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