Media, Religion and the Marketplace in the Information Economy: Evidence from Singapore

@article{Poon2012MediaRA,
  title={Media, Religion and the Marketplace in the Information Economy: Evidence from Singapore},
  author={Jessie P. H. Poon and Shirlena Huang and Pauline Hope Cheong},
  journal={Environment and Planning A},
  year={2012},
  volume={44},
  pages={1969 - 1985}
}
In this paper we suggest that the exchange of communication in a mediatized environment is transforming the nature of transactions in the religious marketplace. In this economy of religious informational exchanges, digitalization facilitates a process of mediatization that converts religious performance into forms suitable for commodification and commoditization. The intersection of digital media, religion, and the marketplace is demonstrated in the context of mega Protestant and Buddhist… 
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