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Mobile phones have changed the very basis of human conversation and, along with email, have expanded the extent and quantity of communication and indeed the ways in which human beings relate to one another. Satellite broadcasting is spreading and increasing the ways in which television has transformed leisure and recreation and become for many—for better or worse—the main element of their culture. This stress on new technologies is not to imply that globalization has brought about a total technological transformation.
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Indeed, some of the pernicious effects of poor-quality digital broadcasting (Scott-Clark and Levy, 2003) form a sub-theme of several chapters in this volume. But other sides of satellite broadcasting are less easy to dismiss. There is worldwide access to news beyond CNN and from a variety of national and indeed religious perspectives; there are specialist channels for information as well as entertainment; and there are increasing numbers of non-English language channels. Many of these channels are provided as a public service and are free to view.