To investigate and analyse ONE (1) Southernizing or de-Westernization strategy and be able to explain how it stimulates global perspectives in comparative media research.To show evidence of critical research capacity by writing a 1400-word report that evaluates ONE (1) of the four listed strategies using an appropriate media case study:adopt smash and grab epistemology (Chasi & Rodny-Gumede, 2016, pp. 696-698).analyze neglected theoretical issues (Waisbord, 2015, pp. 187-188).compare media in two non-Western countries (Waisbord, 2015, pp. 188-192).analyze global media phenomena (Waisbord, 2015, pp. 192-193).
Marking arrangements for two-part assignment
You will receive one (1) mark for Assignment 2.There will be one marking round for Assignment 2, after both Parts 1 & 2 are submitted.Be aware that Part 1 is a hurdle requirement. This means it is compulsory.You will receive a pass/fail notification for Part 1 within 10 days of submission.A pass notification needs no further action.A fail notification means more work is needed to write a satisfactory answer. Dr Penny O’Donnell will follow up all fail notifications to support further writing.Be aware that Part 2 requires application of the media theory/critical thinking developed in Part 1.For marking purposes, the two parts will be read together. There must be clear, cogent, coherent and consistent integration of your argument across Part 1 and Part 2.