4. Media and Hegemonic Populism

Representing the Rise of the Rest

  1. Ingrid Volkmer
  1. Jan Nederveen Pieterse

Published Online: 20 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch4

The Handbook of Global Media Research

The Handbook of Global Media Research

How to Cite

Pieterse, J. N. (2012) Media and Hegemonic Populism, in The Handbook of Global Media Research (ed I. Volkmer), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255278.ch4

Editor Information

  1. University of Melbourne, Australia

Author Information

  1. University of California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198707

Online ISBN: 9781118255278



  • re-conceptualizing research across globalized network cultures;
  • media and hegemonic, underrepresenting the rise of the rest;
  • media and global divides, free market rhetoric echoing unhindered;
  • media in the global South global, and American hegemony in the settings;
  • hegemonic worldview, the world appearing as a theatre of paranoia;
  • new industrialization in the global south, threatening global environment


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Free Market Paradox

  • Goldilocks Globalization Changed Place

  • The 9/11 Complex

  • Representing War

  • Overusing Celebrity Narratives

  • BC/AC

  • Acknowledgment

  • Notes

  • References