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[Commlist] JCMR Releases Vol. 11, No. 2, October 2019 edition - 23rd Issue - published
Mon Oct 14 22:47:21 GMT 2019
We are pleased to announce the release of Volume 11, Number 2, October
2019 edition which is the 23^rd issue of the /Journal of Communication
and Media Research/ published since the journal started publication in
2009. Every issue has been released regularly and on schedule in April
and October of every year. The Volume 11, Number 2, October 2019 focuses
on *Internet & Social Media; Development Communication; Media Usage,
Media Effects.* The issue contains 22 articles written by 40 authors (28
from Nigeria, four from the United States of America, three from Kenya,
two from Zimbabwe, and one each Australia, Denmark, and United
Kingdom). Soft copies in PDF and complimentary print copies are being
sent to contributors through email and surface mail respectively. The
online versions of the abstracts and full articles are also being
uploaded onto our website: www.jcmrjournal.com
<http://www.jcmrjournal.com>. The website is under maintenance but will
soon be up. Interested readers are free to order for either the print
version or the PDF copies or both. Just send a mail to us at
(jcmrjournal209 /at/ gmail.com) <mailto:(jcmrjournal209 /at/ gmail.com)>
We also wish to remind you that it is just a few weeks to the end of
*submission of manuscripts for the Volume 12 Number 1, April 2020* issue
of the journal. The window of the Call for Papers for this issue which
has been open since July 10, 2019 and which ought to end on October 19,
2019, *has been extended by two weeks to Saturday, 2^nd November 2019.*
We urge you to take advantage of this extension and send your
submissions in Microsoft Word attachment to: (jcmrjournal209 /at/ gmail.com)
<mailto:(jcmrjournal209 /at/ gmail.com)>
Below are the contents page and list of contributors of the Volume 11,
Number 2, October 2019 issue:
*JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA RESEARCH*
*ISSN 2141 - 5277*
*Volume 11 Number 2
*INTERNET & SOCIAL MEDIA*
/Arian T. Moore, Ph.D., Kathleen Patterson, Ph.D., Bruce Winston, Ph.D.,
& James A. Wood, Jr., Ph.D.,/:
Computers, cell phones, and social media: How after-hours communication
impacts work-life balance and job satisfaction.
/Temple Uwalaka, Ph.D./:
Social media and the rise of digital activism among students in Nigeria.
/Joseph Nyamwange Nyanoti/:
Ideological nuances embedded in a native Kenyan mobile phone comedy series.
/Ifedolapo Ademosu & Moyosore O. Alade, Ph.D./:
Communicating via imagery: Speaking through online memes.
/Victor Olusegun Babatunde & Saheed Olaitan Olayinka/:
Internet awareness, accessibility and usage among rural dwellers in
selected communities of Osun State, Nigeria
Challenges of Netnography as a qualitative research method
/Martin Kuria Githinji, Ph.D./:
Issues raised in mother - daughter sex communication and their perceived
influence on sex practices among adolescent females in selected upper
primary schools in Kenya.
An exploration of youths’ socio-economic concerns in Zimbabwean hip-hop
/Eserinune M. Mojaye, Ph.D. & //Florence Ucheanya/:
Influence of emotional appeals in cosmetics advertisements on purchase
decisions of students of higher institutions in Niger State, Nigeria.
*MEDIA PERFORMANCE *
/Robert C. Hudson, Ph.D./:
Shaping public opinion in a time of colonial conflict: Media allegations
of the use of torture by the French army in the first Vietnam war.
/Juliet W. Macharia, Ph.D./:
Media Digitization: Reshaping and positioning the African woman
narrative for the 21 Century.
Commemorative journalism under a polarised and repressive media
environment: The case of journalists’ obituaries in Zimbabwe.
/Albert Chibuwe, Ph.D./:
Media coverage of the Zimbabwean elections: An analysis of trends
from 2013 to 2018.
/Rodney Ciboh, Ph.D., Vitalis Torwel, Ph.D. & Terngu Iyorkyaa:/
News media performance in contemporary Nigeria democracy: An analysis of
selected newspaper editorials.
/Olasupo O. Thompson, Onyekwere G. Nwaorgu, Ph.D., Abiodun S. Afolabi,
Ph.D., Remi R. Aduradola, Ph.D., Uche S. Odozor, Ph.D., & Oluniyi E.
Fake news, hate speech and the implications of government responses in
/Kabir Alabi Garba & Ismail A. Ibraheem, Ph.D,:/
Testing the limits of freedom: The Nigerian Freedom of Information Act,
media and civil society organizations.
/Adeyoola M. Ojemola & Bisi Olawunmi, Ph.D.:/
Influence of geographical location of newspapers in mediareportage of
herdsmen-farmers clashes in Nigeria: A comparative study of /The Nation/
and /Daily Trust/ newspapers.
/Isaac Imo-Ter Nyam & Ngozi Okpara, Ph.D.:/
Health journalism in Nigeria: An evaluation of health news coverage
amongst selected national dailies.
/Mustapha N. Malam, Ph.D. & Auwalu Rabilu:/
Gatekeeping in broadcast content regulation: A study of broadcast
monitoring in Nigeria’s National Broadcasting Commission.
/Oba A. La’aro, Ph.D. & //Oluwatosin S. Faseyi:/
Parental mediation practices among television viewers in Ilorin, Kwara
Radio as a mechanism of peace building in Fagge Local Government of Kano
/Nasir Danladi Bako:/
Media usage in Nigeria’s polio eradication campaign: The quest for
*_JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA RESEARCH_*
*CONTRIBUTORS Vol. 11 No.
2 OCTOBER 2019*
*_AMERICA, UNITES STATES OF_*
*Moore,* Arian T. *Ph.D.* is an Adjunct Professor in Indiana Wesleyan
University, Georgia, U.S.A.. She also serves as adjunct faculty for a
number of universities teaching leadership and communication courses.
She is Editor-in-Chief of Bibs & Business Magazine, a magazine providing
resources for working mothers on work life balance. She holds a Ph.D. in
Organizational Leadership from Regent University.
*Patterson,* Kathleen *Ph.D.* is a Professor and the Director of the
Doctor of Strategic Leadership program in the School of Business &
Leadership at Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S.A. She is
noted as an expert on servant leadership, and coordinates an annual
Servant Leadership Research Roundtable in Virginia Beach, and has
co-coordinated three Global Servant Leadership Research Roundtables, in
the Netherlands, Australia, and Iceland.
*Winston,* Bruce, *Ph.D.* is a Professor of Business and Leadership with
the School of Business and Leadership at Regent University, Virginia
Beach, Virginia, U.S.A. He is the Director of Regent’s PhD in
Organizational Leadership Program.
*Wood,* James A. (Andy) Jr., *Ph.D.* is an adjunct professor of
Organizational Leadership at Regent University, Virginia Beach,
Virginia, U.S.A., as well as a professional leadership coach and
consultant. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent
*Uwalaka,*Temple *Ph.D.* lectures at the Department of Arts and
Communication, Faculty of Arts and Design, University of Canberra,
Australia. He teaches Communication and Journalism Units to
undergraduate and postgraduate students at the university.
*_BRITAIN (UNITED KINGDOM)_*
* Hudson,* Robert Charles *Ph.D.* is a Professor in European
History and Cultural Politics at the University of Derby, United
Kingdom. He was formerly Head of European Studies and has been a
European Union Jean Monnet Scholar since 1995. He is also a Visiting
Professor at the University American College Skopje in North Macedonia.
*Zirugo,*Danford is with the Department of Media and Journalism Studies,
School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University, Nordre Ringgade
1, Denmark. He is an Erasmus Mundus Journalism, Media and Globalisation
Masters graduate who studied at Aarhus University in Denmark and City,
University of London in the United Kingdom.
*Githinji,* Martin Kuria *Ph.D.* is a lecturer of media and public
relations in the Department of Human Resource, Karatina University, Main
Campus, Karatina, Nyeri Kenya. He has a Ph.D. in Communication studies
from Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya, a master of Arts degree in
Corporate Communications and Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications
(electronic Media) from Daystar University, Nairobi Kenya.
*Macharia,* Juliet Wambui *Ph.D.* is an Associate Professor of
Communication Studies and Academic Leader of Post Graduate and
Undergraduate Communication and Public Relations programmes in the
School of Business, Karatina University, Karatina, Kenya.**She is a
former Dean of the School. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational
Communication Technology (Moi University), a Master of Arts (University
of Birmingham, 1990), PGD in Public Relations (Presbyterian University
of East Africa, 2011), PGD in Human Resource Management, (Cambridge
International College, U.K., 1992) and a Bachelor of Education degree
(Kenyatta University, 1985).
*Nyanoti,* Joseph Nyamwange *Ph.D.* is a lecturer in the Department of
Journalism and Corporate Communications at the United States
International University-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. He holds a PhD in
Media and Cultural Studies from the University of Nairobi and worked in
Kenya’s leading newspapers for 17 years before moving into academics. He
also holds a BA, MA, and a Post-graduate Diploma in Mass Communication
from the University of Nairobi. **
*Chibuwe,* Albert *Ph.D.* is a Lecturer in the Department of Media and
Society Studies, Midlands State University, Gweru, Zimbabwe.
*Mukenge,* Clemenciana is a lecturer of Communication Skills in
Linguistics Department, University of Zimbabwe, Mount Pleasant, Harare,
*Ademola,* Oluniyi Emmanuel *Ph.D.* teaches courses on Politics, Peace,
Security and Conflict Studies in the Department of Communication and
General Studies, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun
State, Nigeria. He holds a B.Sc. in International Studies from Ahmadu
Bello University, Zaria and Masters and PhD degrees in Peace and
Conflict Studies from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan Nigeria.
*Ademosu,* Ifedolapo is a Lecturer in the Department of Mass
Communication, Caleb University, Imota, Lagos, Nigeria. She holds B.Sc.
and M.Sc. degrees in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos and
an MBA from the Lagos Business School.
*Aduradola,* Remi Rebecca *Ph.D.* is an Associate Professor of
Communication and Cultural Studies in the Communication and English
Studies Unit, Department of Communication and General Studies, Federal
University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
*Afolabi,* Abiodun Shamsideen *Ph.D.* teaches History in the Department
of History and International Studies and doubles as Chief Archivist of
the Archives and Documentation Centre of the University of Ilorin,
Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. He obtained Ph.D. in History from the
University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
*Alade,* Moyosore Omowonuola *Ph.D.* is a Lecturer in the Department of
Mass Communication, Redeemer's University, Ede, Osun State, Nigeria. She
holds a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Babcock University, Ilishan
*Babatunde,* Victor Olusegun is a Lecturer in the Department of Mass
Communication, Kwara State University, Malete, Nigeria. He is a doctoral
candidate in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Ilorin,
Ilorin, Nigeria. He holds a B.A. (Honours) and M.Sc. degrees in Mass
* Bako,*Nasir Danladi is a Doctoral Student in the
Development Communication Programme, Faculty of Arts, Ahmadu Bello
University, Zaria, Nigeria.
*Ciboh,* Rodney *Ph.D.* is a Professor and Head, Department of Mass
Communication, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria.
*Faseyi,* Oluwatosin Shalom is a postgraduate student in the Department
of Mass Communication, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. She holds
a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from the Benue State University, Makurdi.
*Garba,*Kabir Alabi is the Deputy Editor, Guardian Newspapers Limited,
Rutam House, Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria.
*Ibraheem,*Ismail Adegboyega *Ph.D,* is an Associate Professor,
Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.
*Iyorkyaa,* Terngu is a Lecturer in the Department of Mass
Communication, Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria.
*La’aro,* Oba Abdulkadir *Ph.D.* is a lecturer and current Postgraduate
Programme Coordinator in the Department of Mass Communication,
University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. He obtained his B.Sc. and M,Sc.
degrees in mass communication from the University of Lagos in 1998 and
2003 respectively and his Ph.D. from the University Utara, Malaysia.
*Malam,* Mustapha Nasir *Ph.D.* is a Professor in the Department of Mass
Communication and the Dean, Faculty of Communication, Bayero University,
Kano, Nigeria. He received his Ph.D in Communication Policy Studies from
City University, London. He was Registrar of Nigerian Institute of
Public Relations (NIPR) between 1998 to 2002 and Head, Mass
Communication Department, University of Maiduguri, from 1995-1997.
*Mohammed,*Idris is with the Department of Mass Communication, Bayero
University, Kano, Nigeria. He is a graduate of Bayero University, Kano
with B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mass communication all with second class Upper.
He is a Programme officer, Countering Violent Extremism and Transitional
Justice Mechanism and Member, Operation Safe Corridor (DE
radicalization, Rehabilitation and reintegration of ex combatant Boko
*Mojaye,* Eserinune McCarty *Ph.D.* is a Professor in the Department of
Mass Communication, National Open University of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria.
*Nwaorgu,* Onyekwere George-Felix *Ph.D.* is a Reader in Critical
thinking and Philosophy of Science in the Department of Communication
and General Studies of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta,
Nigeria. He holds a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in Philosophy from the
University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
*Nyam,* Isaac Imo-Ter lectures at the Department of Mass Communication,
College of Social Sciences, Veritas University, Abuja, Nigeria. **
*Odozor,* Uche Samuel *Ph.D.* is a lecturer at the Federal University of
Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, where he teaches Logic, Ethics and
Communication in the Philosophy Unit, Department of Communication and
General Studies. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of
*Ojemola,* Adeyoola Mercy is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of
Mass Communication, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria. She had
her first and second degrees in Mass Communication and is currently
running her PhD program in the University of Ibadan at the Institute of
*Okpara,* Ngozi *Ph.D.* is a lecturer and Head of the Department of Mass
Media and Writing, School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic
University, Lagos, Nigeria.
*Olawunmi,* Bisi *Ph.D.* is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass
Communication, Adeleke University, Ede, Osun state, Nigeria.
*Olayinka,* Saheed Olaitan is an M.Sc. degree student in the Department
of Mass Communication, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. He holds a
B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Kwara State University, Malete; HND &
OND certificates in Mass Communication from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.
*Rabilu,*Auwalu is a Senior Monitoring Officer, Directorate of Broadcast
Monitoring National Broadcasting Commission, Abuja, Nigeria. He holds B.
A. and M. Sc. in Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano,
Nigeria where he currently pursues a Ph. D.
*Thompson,* Olasupo Olakunle is a lecturer in the History and
International Studies Unit, Department of Communication and General
Studies, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
*Torwel,* Vitalis *Ph.D.* is an Associate Professor of Journalism and
Critical Media Studies in the Department of Mass Communication, Benue
State University, Makurdi, Nigeria.
*Ucheanya,* Florence is a postgraduate student in the Department of Mass
Communication, Kwara State University, Malete, Nigeria.
*Udenze,* Silas is a doctoral candidate of Media Arts in the Department
of Theatre Arts, University of Abuja, Gwagwalada, Nigeria. He holds a
first degree in Mass Communication from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka,
Anambra State, Nigeria; a Diploma in Public Relations from the Nigerian
Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and M.A. degree in Media Arts from
the University of Abuja, Gwagwalada, Nigeria.
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