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: January 2010; 2(1)

January 2010

Reporting of the ACT heroin trials

  The aim of this research is to analyse the reports of the proposed heroin maintenance trials in the Australian Capital Territory (A.C.T.), in Melbourne print media during 1997. The proposal for trials of heroin-prescription to long-term users in the A.C.T. was based on extensive scientific research. The rejection of this proposal by Prime Minister Howard raised many questions. This study was designed to help...

Author(s): Peter Miller

January 2010

Information sources to cocoa farmers on cocoa rehabilitation techniques (CRTs) in selected states of Nigeria

  The aim of this research is to analyse the reports of the proposed heroin maintenance trials in the Australian Capital Territory (A.C.T.), in Melbourne print media during 1997. The proposal for trials of heroin-prescription to long-term users in the A.C.T. was based on extensive scientific research. The rejection of this proposal by Prime Minister Howard raised many questions. This study was designed to help...

Author(s): S.O. Adeogun, J.E. Olawoye and L.A. Akinbile

January 2010

Semantic excess or new canons? Exploring the print media

        The English print media in India has taken up the growing challenge of subscribing to a postcolonial, deviant use of language and preparing a linguistic model of Indian English. This paper tries to establish the above fact with data from certain national dailies during the late 1990’s when actually the print media went through a well perceived change in the use of language. The...

Author(s): Asima Ranjan Parhi