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: 227

Table of Content: November, 2015; 7(9)

November 2015

Contested identities: Historical critique of dress as a communication symbol

This article discusses the historical associations of dress as a significant symbol of communication in society. Particular attention is given to women within the African and Western contexts in relation to how dress was utilized as a conduit to relay information about the social customs and ills that were prevalent. The phenomenon of dress is a significant symbol of communication that can serve as a window into...

Author(s): Precious Tafadzwa Chingono

November 2015

Propagating health insurance: A formative evaluation of broadcast media programs sponsored by National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in selected Northern States

This paper is based on a survey carried out in 2013 to assess the formative potential of broadcast programs designed to propagate the need for health insurance among citizens in six Northern States of Nigeria from 2007 to 2012. Like many insurance schemes across the world, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) envisaged contributors to pay into common pools to enable health care providers to attend to the...

Author(s): Aminu Hamajoda