Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 227

Table of Content: April, 2015; 7(4)

April 2015

Interactivity and cyber democracy: The case of Zimbabwe’s online newspapers

This paper discusses the potential for promoting cyber-democracy through interactivity on news websites. The paper views interactivity and cyber-democracy on the online arena as central to free expression. The paper argues that the Internet is endowed with possibilities to promote the threefold ideal for public deliberations, that is, a conducive virtual environment for interactivity, cyber-democracy and a broadened...

Author(s): Joanah Gadzikwa

April 2015

Analysis of an interpersonal conflict: The office fictitious or non fictitious conflict and ending

The Office was analyzed to determine if television shows portrayed believable conflicts and resolutions in real life. One episode was analyzed, “Dinner Party,” and important interpersonal relationship problems were documented for evidence that correlated with the research previously founded. The episode was watched multiple times and patterns inside of the research were corresponded with what occurred in the...

Author(s): Ryan Christopher Morton

April 2015

Undergraduate students use of mobile phones: Exploring use of advanced technological aids for educational purpose

As India has the world’s second largest mobile phone user base (over 893.3 million users, May 2011) and Wireless communication has emerged as one of the fastest diffusing media on the planet, fuelling an emergent ‘mobile youth culture’, it will be interesting to explore the attitude of undergraduate students towards the use of mobile phones for educational purposes. We all know that mobile phones...

Author(s): Ishita Halder, Santoshi Halder and Abhijit Guha