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: 232

Table of Content: April-June 2022; 14(2)

May 2022

Social support and positivity: Analyzing user-generated comments on the Instagram pages of two Brazilian cancer hospitals

Online social media platforms are an important tool for individuals who wish to exchange ideas, stories, feelings, information. Hospitals and public health organizations can use social media platforms, including Instagram, to engage, interact or communicate with patients, family members and anyone interested in health information or new discoveries. The purpose of this study is to understand the main characteristics of...

Author(s): Priscila Biancovilli, Eloy Macchiute de Oliveira, Lilian Thomer and Claudia Jurberg

June 2022

Voicing participation in large-scale infrastructural projects: A contextualization of participatory communication in Lamu Port, Kenya

This study argues that, although public participation is a mechanism of connection and collective struggle, its practice lacks strong operational foundation. A re-conceptualization of participation as a planning and social reform tool is expounded through examination of how project affected people in the Kenya Lamu Port project, voiced their participation concerns. Lamu Port is a key infrastructural project in the Lamu...

Author(s): Kamau Michael Mwangi and Khsiebi Alex Kubasu