Gohara's depiction of Taiwan's flowers, plants, and birds in the three hanging scrolls titled Southern Charm, Ishikawa's depiction of the Minnan Han people about their seafaring business, and Shiotsuki's indigenous female figures all expressed the artist's role in the Taiwan Fine Arts Exhibition, which was to explore Taiwan's "localness
" and to answer the governor-general's call to introduce Tawain's customs and folkways and publicize the island's subtropical charm (fig.
 The state has a Republican haole governor (who, to claim legitimacy, has to emphasize some localness
) for the first time since the 'democratic revolution' of 1954 when the Democratic party, lead by powerful AJAs,  seized power from the haole Republican oligarchy.
The work is meant to suggest "the relationship of the placeless to localness
," her Web site says, "a relationship that is becoming more complex in an increasingly mobile world."
In Toronto, as elsewhere in distinct ways, the "cultural logics of localness
and place profoundly shaped racial identity and community formation." (156) Encounters with racial discrimination prompted a reconstitution of self and community; paradoxically, the marginalization, discrimination, and exclusion of black immigrants facilitated the simultaneous processes of becoming Canadian while also engaging multiple de-territorialized diasporas.
(40) Nevertheless, work on Indian soap opera has explored the relationships between television and audiences in the context of public education in highly informative ways, (41) while the New Zealand soap Shortland Street (1992-present) has been examined for its representations of teenage femininity and sexuality and its use of cultural diversity and social issues to demonstrate its 'localness
There is a lot of interest among these new consumers in discovery, and localness
. There is an interest in products that are made locally, and made in the USA.
Those shared concepts include "localness
," "closeness to audience," "the media's role in advocating for and promoting its community or society," and "notions of community integration and 'consensus' journalism; also, both have been criticised as "subjective and propagandistic".
While we have to declare an interest here - the Gazette and its parent company is part of the consortium - it does give the area another opportunity to showcase the qualities such as localness
, strong sense of community and great people, together, it must be said, with our own expertise on news gathering and presentation.
its community nature has a great deal of elements that we see in other forms of community: localness
, member participation in defining the norms of the group, aims and purposes beyond that of simply being together." (38) Additionally, blogs devoted to particular topics or that express particular perspectives have arguably become a new public sphere, promoting the open discussion of topics in a forum where all who have access to the Internet can enter.
Communications must destroy localness
by a slow, inevitable process."
Useful characterizations of the "localness
" of nonlinear average derivative estimators (the methodological approach in the present study) have yet to be published.