A comparative study of media cultures among Taiwanese and Japanese youth

@article{Ishii2006ACS,
  title={A comparative study of media cultures among Taiwanese and Japanese youth},
  author={Kenichi Ishii and Chyi-In Wu},
  journal={Telematics and Informatics},
  year={2006},
  volume={23},
  pages={95-116}
}
This study used nation-wide surveys to explore how different media usage patterns were shaped in Taiwan and Japan. Taiwanese youth use the Internet to a much greater extent than Japanese youth, even though broadband services are cheaper and faster in Japan. Japanese youth use text-messaging services featured on mobile phones more than their Taiwanese counterparts. Since the 1980s, Taiwan has witnessed the development of a unique BBS (bulletin board system) culture, and this culture has led the… CONTINUE READING

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