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: 224

Table of Content: February 2010; 2(2)

February 2010

Limited effects on patient awareness with nurse training in interpersonal communication during antenatal care visits - An explorative study from Cameroon

  The objective of this study was to improve by a two day training on interpersonal communication (IPC), the professional communication skills of nurses during antenatal care (ANC), and to obtain higher levels of knowledge among the pregnant women after the visit. The head-nurses of 22 health facilities in 3 rural health districts in Cameroon were randomly assigned to either the intervention group A or the...

Author(s): Niklaus D. Labhardt, Bernard Cerutti, Kaspar Fischer, Engelbert Mangaand Beat Stoll

February 2010

2006 elections in Israel: Marking the end of an era for the controlled televised election campaign broadcast

  This article examines the influence of the new ratings culture and multi-channelled reality on the 2006 Knesset elections in Israel. Prior to 2006, the tightly controlled one hour prime time campaign commercial on major television stations was one of the most important factors in Israeli national elections, if not the most important one. The 2006 campaign demonstrated that these commercials no longer have...

Author(s): Yuval Karniel and Amit Lavie-Dinur

February 2010

Trends in first page priorities of Indian print media reporting - A content analysis of four English Language newspapers

  A critical analysis of the first page reporting priorities of the four leading news papers-The Hindustan Times, The Indian Express, The Times of India (all being published from New Delhi and Lucknow) and The Hindu (Only from New Delhi and Southern States) reveals a number of interesting shifts in the paradigms of news reporting and values. The analysis, which involves the first page news...

Author(s): C. S. H. N. Murthy, Challa Ramakrishna and Srinivas R. Melkote