Archive for publications, 2020

[Previous message][Next message][Back to index]

[Commlist] JCMR Vol. 12, No. 1, April 2020 edition – 24th Issue published

Fri Apr 17 20:44:40 GMT 2020

*JCMR Releases Vol. 12, No. 1, April 2020 edition – 24^th Issue*

We are pleased to announce the release of Volume 12, Number 1, April 2020 edition which is the 24^th 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 12, Number 1, April 2020 issue focuses on *Media Credibility, **Women in Journalism, Youths & the Media, PR & Advertising, and Conflict Reporting.* The issue contains 13 articles written by 20 authors (12 from Nigeria, three from the United States of America, two from Kenya, and one each from India, Sierra Leone, and Zimbabwe.  Soft copies in PDF are being sent to contributors through email while complimentary print copies will be sent by surface mail after the COVID-19 lockdown. The online versions of the abstracts and full articles are also being uploaded onto our website: <>. Interested readers are free to order for either the print version or the PDF copies or both.

We also wish to remind you that it is just 9 days to the end of *submission of manuscripts for the Volume 12 Number 2, October 2020* issue of the journal. The window of the Call for Papers for this issue which has been open since January 03, 2020 and which ought to have ended on March 28, 2020, w*as extended by four weeks to Saturday, 25^th April 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.* We urge you to take advantage of this extension and send your submissions in Microsoft Word attachment to: (jcmrjournal209 /at/ <mailto:(jcmrjournal209 /at/>

Below are the contents page and list of contributors of the Volume 12, Number 1, April 2020 issue:


*ISSN 2141 - 5277*


*Volume 12 Number 1                                                                        APRIL  2020*




/Babatunde R. Ojebuyi, Ph.D. & Oluwafemi F. Adekoya:/

In media we trust versus the media we trust: Information subsidies and credibility of editorial content in Nigerian newspapers

/Francis Sowa, Ph.D.: /

Media and elections: Models, approaches and outcomes in Sierra Leone

/Alyce E. Viens & David J. Atkin, Ph.D.: /

A stormy America: Modeling selective exposure dynamics in the wake of political scandal


/Anupa Barik: /

Journalism during the times of #metoo: Workplace harassment for women journalists in Indian news organizations

/Charles C. Onwunali, Ph.D. & Adepoju W. Azeez: /

Role of associations of women journalists in promoting the interests of female journalists in Nigeria


/Simon Kihiu Chege & Stella Jerop Chebii, Ph.D.: /

‘Transactional Sexting’ and the ‘sponsor’ factor among middle level college students in Nairobi, Kenya

/Adesola O. Bello, Abimbola A. Oluyemi & Anthony I. Olopha: /

Mother-Daughter interpersonal communication and sexual behaviour of secondary school teenage girls in

Ogun State, Nigeria

/Clemenciana Mukenge: /

HIV/AIDS information, education and communication in Zimbabwe: Why focus on young people?


/Emmanuel Ufuophu-Biri, Ph.D.: /

The Internet as a correlate of migration to foreign nations by youths in Edo and Delta States, Nigeria



/Christopher Caldiero, Ph.D.: /

Volkswagen’s “Clean Engine” crisis in the United States: An examination in the context of Neo-PR

/Abayomi C. Daramola, Ph.D. & Ifekristi T. Ayo-Obiremi: /

Perception of puffery in advertising among residents of Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria


    /Michael Nwali Eze: /

    Objectivity in reporting conflict and violence in multi-ethnic Nigeria

/Emmanuel E. Akpoveta, Ph.D.,: /

Interaction of communication strategies and management of student-related conflicts in selected tertiary institutions in Delta and Edo States, Nigeria



*CONTRIBUTORS                           Vol. 12 No.1                           APRIL  2020*



*          Atkin,*David J. (Ph.D., Michigan State University) is a professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut. His interests include digital media policy and the adoption, uses, and effects of emerging media.

*           Caldiero,* Christopher, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor, Communication Studies, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison New Jersey, U.S.A.

*          Viens,*Alyce E. (M.A. Bryant University) is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut. Her primary research area is nested in mass communication and media effects. She is interested in consumption patterns and how that influences individual-level effects.


*Barik,* Anupa is a final year doctoral student at MICA, Shela, off Telav-Ghuma Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. She specialises in the area of media journalism, gender studies, culture, and communication studies.


*          Chebii,* Stella Jerop, Ph.D. is a lecturer at Moi University in Kenya with a PhD in communication studies. She specializes in teaching and supervising students in Gender and Communication related areas as well as media studies.

*Chege,* Simon Kihiu  is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication Studies, Moi University and lecturer in the Faculty of ICT at Zetech University both in Kenya.


*Sowa,* Francis Ph.D., is a Lecturer at Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone. His research interests are strategic media management, media law and regulation, media and peace building, human rights and elections.


*            Mukenge,* Clemenciana is a lecturer of Communication Skills in Linguistics Department, University of Zimbabwe, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe. Her research interests are; HIV and AIDS communication, Language and Media, ‘New Englishes’ and English as a Second Language.


*          Adekoya,* Oluwafemi Francis is a Doctoral Student in the Department of Communication and Language Arts, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan. He specializes in media studies and journalism, and marketing communications.

*Akpoveta,* Emmanuel Ejomafuvwe, Ph.D., is a Principal Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State, Nigeria. His areas of research interest are conflict, business and organizational communication.

*Ayo-Obiremi,*IfeKristi T’Olulola is a Graduate Assistant in the Mass Communication Programme, College of Computing and Communication Studies, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State. Her areas of research interest are advertising, marketing and consumer behaviour.

*Azeez,* Adepeju Wasilat is of the Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. She is interested in pursuing research in gender and development.

*Bello,* Adesola Olufunmi is of the Department of Mass Communication, Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria.

*Daramola,*Abayomi Charles is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria but currently on sabbatical leave at Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo. He specialises in advertising, public relations, marketing communications as well as development communication.

*Eze,* Michael Nwali is of the Department of Mass Communication, Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Nigeria.

*Ojebuyi,* Babatunde Raphael, Ph.D. is a lecturer in the Department of Communication and Language Arts, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan. He is also a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Communication, North-West University, Mafikeng Campus, South Africa. He specializes in media studies and journalism, communication theory and ethics, new media, reading, and development communication.

*Olopha,* Anthony Ifidon is of the Department of Mass Communication, Crawford University, Atan-Agbara Road, Faith City, Ogun State, Nigeria.

*Oluyemi,* Abimbola Adekemi is of the Department of Mass Communication, Crawford University,Atan-Agbara Road, Faith City, Ogun State, Nigeria.

*Onwunali,* Charles Chinedu, Ph.D. is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. His main research and teaching interests include Advertising and Consumer Rights Protection, Advertising Ethics and Public Policy, the role of Gender in Social, Political and Economic Developments.

*Ufuophu-Biri,* Emmanuel, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Mass Communication and Journalism at the Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria. He was the Head of Department, Mass Communication. He is currently the Director, Pre – Degree Programme in the University. His area of research interest is in print and broadcast journalism and the digital media


To be the foremost, scholarly, indexed, peer-reviewed and most-read journal emanating from Africa, portraying knowledge, intellect and learning to all humankind irrespective of gender, affiliation and nationality.


To portray the intellect, knowledge and potentials of Africans to the rest of the world; and also bring similar attributes of all humans all over the world to Africa; through every responsible media of communication; in a symbiotic and mutually beneficial relationship for the advancement of scholarship and development of the human race.


Taking Africa to the world, bringing the world to Africa

This mailing list is a free service offered by Nico Carpentier. Please use it responsibly and wisely.
To subscribe or unsubscribe, please visit
Before sending a posting request, please always read the guidelines at
To contact the mailing list manager:
Email: (nico.carpentier /at/

[Previous message][Next message][Back to index]