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: 216

Table of Content: June 2014; 6(6)

June 2014

Media systems beyond national boundaries: Towards a new paradigm?

In recent decades, media systems went through deep transformations, due to social phenomena such as globalization and digitalization; thus, they are to rewrite their boundaries, closely related as those of national states in which media operate. Since the Four theories of the press, studies on communication systems assumed the nation as a privileged frame for the analysis of the relationship between media, political and...

Author(s): Paolo Carelli

June 2014

The quality of nutrition research reporting by leading daily newspapers in India

Background: Newspapers are an important form of Mass media which plays significant role in health promotion, and is crucial for social development. Studies revealed that newspaper reports lacked consistency in presenting nutrition research results to the readers. A study was conducted with a hypothesis “Newspapers often highlight nutrition research findings disproportionately in order to draw reader’s...

Author(s): Mekam Maheshwar, SubbaRao M Gavaravarapu, Venkaiah M, Raghunatha Rao D