Distress signals [videorecording] : an investigation of global television / director, John Walker ; writer, Tom Perlmutter ; produced by Orbit Films Ltd. in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada (Ontario Centre) and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in association with Channel 4 and TV Ontario
- Posits that U.S. film and video strategies abroad are cultural hegemonic tools to create an appetite for U.S. products. Covers marketing events and looks at the production of entertainment, which is the second-largest U.S. export. Also focuses on the "Americanization" of international news, and examines the networks' role in creating universal news irrespective of cultural differences among countries.
- Video originally made in 1990.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- editors, John Kramer, Manfred Becker ; narrator, Jackie Burroughs.
- Technical Details:
- VHS format.
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