The region’s airwaves offer everything from plodding newscasts to dubbed episodes of The Simpsons and romantic musicals from ‘Bollywood.’ As elsewhere, entertainment prevails over informational programming by PETER RUTLAND AS A PIECE OF SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY, TELEvision is without parallel in the modern world. In Europe, intellectuals and politicians debate whether their national cultures are threatened […]

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