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 2012; 4(1)

January 2012

National competitive advantage and cultural proximity: Comparison study of digital content industries in China and Taiwan

  Digital content industries produce “products or services that use information technology to digitize and integrate media materials.” Both China and Taiwan show strong interests and demand in developing digital content. Based on Dunning-Porter framework, this study examined national competitive advantages of digital content industries in China and Taiwan. It also took into account the...

Author(s): Vicki C. H. Chiu and Trisha T. C. Lin

January 2012

Framing of avian influenza coverage by Nigerian newspapers

  The study examined framing pattern, direction of portrayal, space allotment and placement pattern in reporting avian influenza news in some selected Nigerian newspapers namely, The Guardian, Vanguard, Punch and Tribune were purposively selected between the periods of February 1st to August 31st, 2006. Result showed that majority (52.56%) of avian flu disease stories were reported in the month of February...

Author(s): O. P. Fawole, K. A. Thomas and A. S. Ibitade