A Desi Girl in the Western World: representing the South Asian diaspora online

In an increasingly globalised world we are faced with the challenged of “…[ensuring] that the mediated public sphere is truly inclusive and diverse" (Metykova 2016, p. 81). The representation of people and groups in the media is fundamental to how we produce meaning and construct our own identities. However, in mainstream media and most notably …

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Reflection: looking to the future of global media

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. …