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Noted: The politics of media control in Southeast Asia

Volume 15, Issue 2

October, 2009

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Kolesova, E. (2009). The politics of media control in Southeast Asia. Pacific Journalism Review, 15(2): 235-236. Review of The Media and Political Change in Southeast Asia, by Jonathan Woodier. Cheltenham, UK: Elgar, 2008, 368 pp. ISBN 9781848441781.
Author(s): Elena Kolesova
Reviewed book by: Jonathan Woodier
Publication date: 
October, 2009

Jonathan Woddier's new book stands out not only as a well-crafted, naunced, and very informative book about the revelations between media and political changes in Southeast Asia, but as a book that challenges our perceptions of the democratising character of the media in this region.