Tag: Journalism,


The Power of Facebook Over the State-Controlled Journalism: Recapture the Position of Vietnamese Journalism

Within the frame of press classification theories developed from Siebert et al. in 1963 to Cain in 2014, this paper is important since it helps to navigate the current position of Vietnamese journalism in its transition from the Soviet Communist to the soft authoritarian style. The paper recognizes the challenges of the Facebook emerged public


China Daily’s Western Type Framing of the Egyptian Arab Spring

Existing research has mainly focused on the role of the media in the uprisings against the regimes of the countries that were affected by the Arab Spring. However, we do not have a lot of information about the way of coverage that was conducted by well-known media organizations, especially for the online English news of


Manufacturing Politicians: Angela Merkel’s Image in the Spanish Press During the German Federal Elections

Spanish public opinion shows, according to sociological surveys, a disaffection towards the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel. From the influence of the media on current prevailing opinion in society, this article analyzes the opinion pieces published in the Spanish reference press: El País, El Mundo and La Vanguardia. The period surrounding the last three federal


De-Westernising Travel Journalism: Consumerism Meets Postcolonialism

Scholars have long viewed travel writing and travel journalism from a postcolonial perspective, based on the history of ‘the West visiting the rest’. Today, however, travel and tourism is multi-directional, with increasing leisure travel among the rising powers of Asia. To counter this western-dominated perspective, this paper uses a grounded-theory approach to assess how travel


Are Descriptive Writing Patterns Still Relevant in News Elections Reporting in Malaysia?

This paper discusses the journalist writing patterns from the perspective of a journalist in presenting information primarily in political issue. The discussion is divided according to the research questions arising from previous studies such as relevance of conventional news writing, use of the concept in interpretive writing and perspective on political news reporters. Some scholars


Trends in Reference Newspapers in Chile: The Art of Balancing Positions Through the Framing of Political News Sources

The study analyzes whether the press, in the context of Chile’s concentrated media ownership, shows trends to a uniform framing of viewpoints in news about the actions of the government, political parties or civil society. A content analysis isolating positions of the sources and the own media regarding the framing of their quotes will permit


Hindi Television News Media (HTVNM): An Inquiry About Domineering Studio Journalism

Hindi television news media is in a developing and growing stage. Although it might have been inspired or influenced from western TV media, but nowadays it has become an influential medium of mass communication among large Hindi speaking society of India. Studio Journalism is a prominent and critical characteristic of Hindi TV news media. Are


News Construction of Cancer Treatment: From Whose Perspectives and for Whom?

Studies on news construction of medical treatments are crucial because the public is exposed to medical news on a daily basis and informed of the latest medical treatments. Due to the fact that cancer has been the first among leading causes of death in Taiwanese society, this study explored how the news media constructs cancer


Power and Silence: Australian Media Portrayal of Israeli and Palestinian Casualties during the Gaza War of 2014

At one stage of the long-lasting Israeli__Palestinian conflict, Israel launched a military operation, Protective Edge, on the Gaza Strip in July__August of 2014. As a consequence, approximately 2,280 people died and over 11,000 people were injured, the majority of them Palestinian civilians (including children and women). These numerous casualties resulted in a pronounced interest in


Friends with Benefits: A Discourse Analysis on Framing US-Philippine Relations through Print Media’s Coverage of EDCA

This study examines discourse production in the reportage of foreign affairs. In early 2014, Philippines announced the planning and signing of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) with the United States. This research discusses vested interests of stakeholders, conflicting frames the print media used in their reportage, and representations of diplomatic concepts of friendship, peace