Media imperialism

Other Names:
Excessive portrayal of perspectives of prosperous cultures in the media
Inadequate coverage of world perspectives in the media
Excessive emphasis on vulnerable countries' weaknesses in the media

Media imperialism is a theory based upon an over-concentration of mass media from larger nations as a significant variable in negatively affecting smaller nations, in which the national identity of smaller nations is lessened or lost due to media homogeneity inherent in mass media from the larger countries.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
12.08.2019 – 16:06 CEST