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Spartan Daily, September 21, 2023, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2023 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, September 21, 2023, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2023

Volume 161, Issue 14


Climate Change Journalism In Pakistan: Ethical Deliberations, Muhammad Ittefaq, Shafiq Ahmad Kamboh, Ayesha Ashfaq 2023 University of the Punjab Lahore Pakistan

Climate Change Journalism In Pakistan: Ethical Deliberations, Muhammad Ittefaq, Shafiq Ahmad Kamboh, Ayesha Ashfaq

School of Communication Studies - Faculty Scholarship

In the 21st century, research on climate journalism has received exponential growth globally. However, the media’s ethical role in covering climate change has not sufficiently been explored enough. In this chapter, we provide a broad overview of climate change journalism in Pakistan, the role of stakeholders that are directly involved in this crisis, and further highlighted the need to follow the UNESCO-led ethical principles and deliberations by the local climate journalism. We conclude that though a great deal of attention has been paid by the local scholars and scientists to highlight different dimensions of climate emergency, however, the findings of …


The Current - Volume 34 Issue 2, Nova Southeastern University 2023 Nova Southeastern University

The Current - Volume 34 Issue 2, Nova Southeastern University

The Current

No abstract provided.


Spartan Daily, September 20, 2023, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2023 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, September 20, 2023, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2023

Volume 161, Issue 13


The Downplayed Debt Attributes Of Bnpl: A Thematic Content Analysis Of Tiktok, Hongwei Ma 2023 University of Windsor

The Downplayed Debt Attributes Of Bnpl: A Thematic Content Analysis Of Tiktok, Hongwei Ma

Major Papers

This research employs Thematic Content Analysis (TCA) to examine the downplayed debt attributes of Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services, focusing specifically on the contrast between official narratives and critical discourse on TikTok. The study investigates how BNPL companies in North America employ promotional strategies on their official websites and in press conferences to downplay the debt aspect of their services. It further explores the role of TikTok as a platform for public discourse that challenges these dominant narratives surrounding BNPL debt attributes and breaks knowledge hegemony. By analyzing samples from BNPL service providers' websites and press conferences, the study …


Spartan Daily, September 19, 2023, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2023 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, September 19, 2023, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2023

Volume 161, Issue 12


Ethnic Newspaper Industry In Pakistan And Impacts Of Corporate Ownership, Shafiq Ahmad Kamboh, Muhammad Ittefaq, Awais Hamed 2023 University of the Punjab Lahore Pakistan

Ethnic Newspaper Industry In Pakistan And Impacts Of Corporate Ownership, Shafiq Ahmad Kamboh, Muhammad Ittefaq, Awais Hamed

School of Communication Studies - Faculty Scholarship

During the Indian independence movement, the Urdu-language ethnic newspapers played a significant role in instigating resistance against colonial authorities within local communities. However, later on, Urdu journalism underwent a transformation, shifting from the ‘advocate-journalist’ model to one dominated by corporate ownership in Pakistan. These commercial agents have faced criticism for using journalism as a shield for their other businesses, yet their presence has profoundly impacted current newspaper practices in various ways. Our case study of the Daily Express reveals that this newspaper, by implementing innovative journalism, technological advancements and efficient management practices, has influenced both preceding and subsequent Urdu dailies, …


When Social Media Fails: Exploring Alternative Technologies For Effective Communication In Disasters, Safianu Omar, Jean-Paul Van Belle 2023 University of Cape Town

When Social Media Fails: Exploring Alternative Technologies For Effective Communication In Disasters, Safianu Omar, Jean-Paul Van Belle

African Conference on Information Systems and Technology

Effective communication plays a critical role in disaster management, encompassing both data gathering and information dissemination. This study examines the utilization of alternative technologies for communication during disasters, aiming to address the vulnerabilities of relying solely on social media platforms. To answer the research questions, a qualitative methodology employing an inductive approach was used to gather and analyze data from literature and officers working in disaster management organizations. The research findings reveal the efficacy of employing SMS, emails, phone calls, and other supporting technologies as viable alternatives for disaster communication. These approaches have demonstrated their reliability to overcome challenges posed …


Spartan Daily, September 14, 2023, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2023 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, September 14, 2023, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2023

Volume 161, Issue 11


Spartan Daily, September 13, 2023, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2023 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, September 13, 2023, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2023

Volume 161, Issue 10


The Prospector, September 12, 2023, Student Publications 2023 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, September 12, 2023, Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: Two for One, A Student Mother Makes it Happen


Spartan Daily, September 12, 2023, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2023 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, September 12, 2023, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2023

Volume 161, Issue 09


Spartan Daily, September 7, 2023, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2023 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, September 7, 2023, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2023

Volume 161, Issue 08


The Current - Volume 34 Issue 1, Nova Southeastern University 2023 Nova Southeastern University

The Current - Volume 34 Issue 1, Nova Southeastern University

The Current

No abstract provided.


Spartan Daily, September 6, 2023, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2023 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, September 6, 2023, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2023

Volume 161, Issue 07


The Guardian The Month Of September 2023, Wright State Student Body 2023 Wright State University

The Guardian The Month Of September 2023, Wright State Student Body

The Guardian Student Newspaper

News articles from The Guardian for the Month of September 2023. The Guardian is the official student-run newspaper for Wright State University. It has been published regularly since March of 1965.


Entering The Metaverse: Considering The Implications Of A Journey Into A Virtual World For Nysca At 80 Years, John Pavlik 2023 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Entering The Metaverse: Considering The Implications Of A Journey Into A Virtual World For Nysca At 80 Years, John Pavlik

Proceedings of the New York State Communication Association

Meta’s Horizon Worlds is among the first Metaverse platforms. Through a digital ethnography, this paper examines the contours of Horizon Worlds. Drawing upon affordances theory, the paper considers the affordances of Horizon Worlds Metaverse within the context of the user experience. Findings suggest that storytelling is central to the nature of the meaning generated inside Horizon Worlds and perhaps the Metaverse in general. But it is not storytelling in a conventional sense. Stories inside the Metaverse are not linear and there is no plot. Metaverse stories do have characters, and they travel pathways and engage in activities and sequential events, …


Spartan Daily, August 31, 2023, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2023 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, August 31, 2023, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2023

Volume 161, Issue 06


Small Historically Black Colleges And Universities Bridging Social Capital: The Use Of Language, Tone And Content To Share Information On Instagram, Pamela Peters 2023 Western Illinois University

Small Historically Black Colleges And Universities Bridging Social Capital: The Use Of Language, Tone And Content To Share Information On Instagram, Pamela Peters

Journal of Research Initiatives

The COVID-19 pandemic has strained higher education institutions, especially small Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). As campuses closed and reopened, Black communities' digital divide grew, adding to the need to stay connected. This study uses social capital to examine how institutions use language, tone, content, and information to bridge social capital. An analysis of 35 small liberal arts HBCUs’ Instagram posts was undertaken to compare post frequency, types of information, engagement, tone, language, and content in 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic and during the pandemic, 2020 and 2021. This study indicates that post-oversaturation in 2020 and 2021 and information …


Spartan Daily, August 30, 2023, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2023 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, August 30, 2023, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2023

Volume 161, Issue 05


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