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Globalization has produced a significant and far-reaching impact on the world’s politics, economy culture, science and technology nowadays. In order to develop and make progress together, countries have applied the methods of inter-communication, cooperation, mutual learning, etc, among which globalization of media is both the component of international social politics, economy and science as well as a useful tool to serve the latter. Globalization of communication is mainly presented by globalization of media, whereas globalization of media promotes the trend of globalization, the two of which helping each other’s boost and development. Instead of just by traditional means of movies, television, radio, and newspaper, globalization of media is now mainly conveyed through the internet. In China, the process of globalization does not only bring about Chinese market economy, but also stimulates the improvement and development o Chinese internet. However, as a matter of fact, many problems and conflicts have arisen at the same time. Imagine the internet as a stage, whose existence largely facilitates mutual communication, high-efficiency learning, and accelerates globalization, but it leads to competition, isolation and openness. You could have possibly found the image of Google in China’s search engine Baidu which has the largest page view; you could have probably been amazed at how similar the interface style of NO.1 SNS social communication website Renren is with Facebook; you couldn’t have found Sina Microblog, Tencent Twitter if there weren’t Twitter. Maybe we don’t wanna mention YouTube, but it shows a large quantity of videos on Youku was copied from YouTube. And the truth is in China, under the influence of globalization, websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have already been blocked, prohibited from being visited. Newton said his success was derived from the study of forefathers，standing on the shoulders of the giants to create his own glory. It is understandable to learn and to imitate, but the premise is an open mind, a modest attitude and a reasonable posture to better oneself. With the ever speedy globalization of all countries in all fields, China’s globalization of media and the development of internet have made a good step forward, gaining much improvement. Nevertheless, it stills remains a concern that democracy and freedom have not kept the same pace with the openness of the openness of the internet.
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The big tide of globalization is sweeping every corner of the world, creating a great impact on the economy, society, culture and education of each nation and region. Cultural Hybridity
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