In a global village, the globalisation of news

If you’ve heard of globalisation being defined using Princess Diana‘s death—Egyptian boyfriend, Indian doctor, French driver, etc—or Thomas Friedman‘s Dell notebook–processor made in Taiwan, software in India, etc—then you will latch on to this definition of the globalisation of news as explained by a BBC editor.

“An Indian man, sailing from India to China, listening on his computer, debates with a Somali taxi driver in Moscow the merits of our Gaza coverage.”

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