In search of the Korean digital wave
Goldsmith, Ben , Lee, Kwang-Suk, & Yecies, Brian (2011) In search of the Korean digital wave. Media International Australia incorporating Culture and Policy, 141, 70-77.
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This article sets the context for this special themed issue on the 'Korean digital wave' by considering the symbiotic relationship between digital technologies, their techniques and practices, their uses and the affordances they provide, and Korea's 'compressed modernity' and swift industrialisation. It underscores the importance of interrogating a range of groundbreaking developments and innovations within Korea's digital mediascapes, and its creative and cultural industries, in order to gain a complex understanding of one of Australia's most significant export markets and trading partners. Given the financial and political commitment in Australia to a high-speed broadband network that aims to stimulate economic and cultural activity, recent technological developments in Korea, and the double-edged role played by government policy in shaping the 'Korean digital wave', merit close attention from media and communications scholars.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Digital technologies, Korea, Korean digital wave|
|Deposited On:||15 May 2012 06:34|
|Last Modified:||20 Jun 2012 02:41|
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