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Noted: Media representations of global cities

Volume 21, Issue 2

October, 2015

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Ellmers, Steve. (2015). Media representations of global cities. Pacific Journalism Review, 21(2): 214. Review of Media and the City, by Myria Georgiou. Cambridge, Polity Press, 2013, 184pp. ISBN: 978-0-7456-4855-2
Author(s): Steve Ellmers
Reviewed book by Myria Georgiou
Publication date: 
October, 2015

In Media and the City, Myria Georgiou claims 'global cities' such as London aren't just examples of diversity and difference, but are also responsible for creating those very qualities. However, it's never entirely clear how this is actually acheived.