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BCM288 Reflection

A global imagination now plays a crucial role in how people engage with their everyday lives, consider their options and make decisions within the new configurations of social relations that are no longer confined to local communities but potentially span, either directly or indirectly, across national boundaries (Rizvi 2009 in Mills & Green 2013, p.… Continue reading BCM288 Reflection

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BCM288

Virtual Cosmopolitanism

“Social media, including discussion boards, online community groups, and social network sites (SNSs), create unique opportunities for the discursive construction of hybridized cultures” (McEwan & Sobre-Denton, 2011). Back in the 1960s Marshall McLuhan hypothesize that in the future, society will move toward a global village just by using electronic media which helps get rid of… Continue reading Virtual Cosmopolitanism

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Indian Diaspora and Bollywood in the USA

Globally successful phenomenon - Bollywood , can be attributed to the alignment of the film industry toward the Indian diaspora and a wider audiences living abroad. In December 2016 Ministry of External Affairs (Indian Government) counted 13 million people as Non-resident Indian (NRIs) and 17.8 million people as Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs). Thats a total of 30.8… Continue reading Indian Diaspora and Bollywood in the USA

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5 Reasons Why Indians are loving Pakistani dramas

Pakistani dramas are "selling like coffee" in India. Here's why: On 23rd June 2014, Zee Entertainment Enterprises launched it's new entertainment TV channel called Zindagi, which started airing Pakistani shows to the indian viewers, it has made audiences and celebrities passionate after them. Because of the authenticity and distinctive made stories by Pakistani producers, these… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Indians are loving Pakistani dramas