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[Commlist] JCMR Releases Vol. 14, No. 2, October 2022 edition – 30th Issue published
Sat Oct 15 11:52:36 GMT 2022
*JCMR Releases Vol. 14, No. 2, October 2022 edition – 30^th Issue*
We are pleased to announce the release of Volume 14, Number 2, October
2022 edition of the /Journal of Communication and Media Research/ (JCMR)
which is the journal’s 30^th issue since it started publication in 2009.
Every issue has been released regularly and on schedule in April and
October of every year.
The Volume 14, Number 2, October 2022 issue focuses on *COVID-19
Pandemic Coverage, Media & Public Relations, Media for Development, and
Films & Film Production.* The issue contains 17 articles written by 32
authors (28 from Nigeria, two from Kenya, one from the United States of
America, and one from Zimbabwe). Soft copies in PDF are being sent to
contributors through email. The online versions of the abstracts and
full articles are also being uploaded onto our website:
https://www.jcmrjournal.org <https://www.jcmrjournal.org> Interested
readers are free to order for either the print version or freely
download the abstracts and full articles from our website.
/We are also pleased to inform you that the Editors have graciously
extended the period of submission of articles for the *Volume 15, Number
1 (April 2023 issue)* by two weeks from 15^th October to 30^th October
2022.//We therefore urge you to send in your manuscripts in Microsoft
Word attachment to: (jcmrjournal209 /at/ gmail.com)
<mailto:(jcmrjournal209 /at/ gmail.com)> before the *new **deadline of October
Below are the contents page and list of contributors of the Volume 14,
Number 2, October 2022 issue:
*JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA RESEARCH*
*ISSN 2141 - 5277*
*Volume 14 Number 2 OCTOBER 2022*
*COVID-19 PANDEMIC COVERAGE*
/Olalekan Salmon Otun, Kolade Ajilore, Ph.D., & Karibi Benson Bobmanuel: /
Nigerian newspapers’ coverage of COVID-19 pandemic: Content analysis of
/The Guardian/ and /The Nation./
/Ngozi Joy Onyechi, Ph.D.:/
Influence of mass media exposure on knowledge, attitude and practice of
COVID-19 preventive strategies among Nigerian mass media users.
/Clemenciana Mukenge, Ph.D.: /
COVID-19 Coverage in Zimbabwean media: Implications for communication
*MEDIA & PUBLIC RELATIONS*
/Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika, Ph.D., Husseini Hassan Shaibu, Ph.D., &
Babatunde Faustino: /
News commercialization and public relations practice: Insights from
/Kolade Ajilore, Ph.D. & Kunle Ogedengbe, Ph.D.: /
Customer receptivity of Nigerian insurance companies’ public relations
/Chike Walter Duru, Ph.D.: /
Relationship between practical journalism training, experience and
excellence in media relations’ practice.
/Martin Kuria Githinji, Ph.D. & Ann Waihuini Njuguna: /
Internal corporate communication and employee productivity in Kenya: The
case of Plan International Kenya.
*MEDIA FOR DEVELOPMENT*
/Ikaderinyo Furomfate, Ph.D.: /
De-westernization and de-neocolonisation in media and communication
discourse: An African perspective of global expectations.
/Adenike Adedayo Ogunshe: /
Decatastrophising the hilarious re-victimisation and re-stigmatisation
of child-rape victims through bleeding journalism.
/Gloria Odunayo Emechebe, Stephen Damilola Odebiyi, Ayanfeoluwa Oyewo,
Ph.D., Obaloluwa Oyewo & Olusola Oyewo, Ph.D.: /
Assessment of the frame patterns of Nigerian newspapers in the reportage
of financial corruption in Nigeria.
/Desmond Okocha, Ph.D. & Akpandem James: /
Assessment of peace journalism in the quest for harmony in Nigeria’s
/Ademola Adeleke & Edith Ohaja, Ph.D.: /
Inclusive education: Identifying and addressing the challenges of
studying mass communication with visual impairment at the University of
/Patrick Akpoghiran, Ph.D.: /
Role of the media in deconstructing national values as framework for
leadership in Nigeria.
/Omolola Oluwasola, Goodluck Layefa & Israel Oluwaseun Taiwo: /
Use of digital marketing communication strategies in the promotion of
higher education in selected private universities in South West, Nigeria.
*FILMS & FILM PRODUCTION*
/Añulika Agina, Ph.D.: /
A global company for Nollywood: A conversation with Filmhouse Cinemas’
co-founder, Moses Babatope.
/Emmanuel Inyang, Ph.D., Essien Oku Essien: /
Reality distortion and its effect on selected Hollywood herculean films.
/Karudapuram Supriya, Ph.D.: /
Savior myths, savior colonialism, “poverty porn” and the Indian /Slumdog
/Umaru A. Pate, Ph.D.: /
/Saving the News/: Lessons for Nigeria.**
*_JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA RESEARCH_*
*CONTRIBUTORS Vol. 14 No. 2 OCTOBER 2022*
*__**_AMERICA, UNITED STATES OF_*
*Supriya, Karudapuram E., Ph.D.,*(also known as Dr. Supriya Karudapuram)
is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication,
University of North Dakota, 213 O’Kelly, Grand Forks ND, U.S.A. He
specializes in postcolonial power relations and cultural identity with
emphasis in Indian identity.
*Githinji, Martin Kuria, Ph.D.,* is a communication expert and lecturer
in the Department of Communication, Media Film and Theater Studies,
School of Performing and Creative Arts, Kenyatta University, Kenya. His
research interests include media studies, corporate communication and
*Njuguna, Ann Waihuini* is a communications specialist in strategic and
technical communications handling corporate communications, branding,
campaigns, behaviour change communication and communication for
development. She works with Options Consultancy as the Head of
Communications for The Girl Generation-Support to Africa Led Movement to
end Female Genital Mutilation/Cut. Prior to joining Options Consultancy,
Ann worked at Plan International Kenya.
*Mukenge, Clemenciana, Ph.D.,* is a lecturer in the Department of
Creative Media and Communication, University of Zimbabwe, Mount
Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe. Her research interests are health
communication, language and media and new media.
*Adeleke, Ademola Abdulrauf*holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass
Communication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He is a film
producer, actor and screen writer with Creat! Creativity Limited,
Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
*Agina, Añulika, Ph.D.,* is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at SOAS
University of London, United Kingdom.
*Ajilore, Kolade, Ph.D.,* is a Professor and Head, Department of Mass
Communication, Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria.
His interest is in brand communication, conflict reporting and health
*Akpoghiran, Patrick Idamah, Ph.D.,* is a Senior Lecturer and Head,
Department of Mass Communication, Western Delta University, Oghara,
Delta State, Nigeria. His area of research interest: Environmental
*Benson, BobManuel Karibi* is a Lecturer in the Department of Mass
Communication, Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State, Nigeria.
His areas of research interest include Development Communication,
Broadcasting, Gender relations and Health Communication.
*Duru, Chike Walter, Ph.D.,* is an Assistant Professor of Communication
and Multimedia Design, Department of Communication and Multimedia
Design, School of Arts and Sciences, American University of Nigeria,
Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria
*Emechebe, Gloria Ifechukwu Odunayo* holds Bachelor and Master’s degrees
in Mass Communication. She is interested in the fields of media and
*Essien, Essien Oku* is a graduate of the Department of Mass
Communication, Cross River University of Technology, Calabar, Cross
River State, Nigeria (recently renamed as University of Cross River
*Faustino, Babatunde* is a doctoral student in the Department of Mass
Communication, University of Lagos. His areas of expertise are
Advertising, Public Relations and Development Communication; with
research interest in in gender studies, social inclusion, political
communication, media and cultural studies, indigenous communication and
*Furomfate, Ikaderinyo Ibambo, Ph.D.,* is a lecturer in the Department
of Mass Communication, University of Africa, Toru – Orua, Bayelsa State
*Inyang, Emmanuel Nyong, Ph. D.,* is a senior lecturer in the Department
of Mass Communication, Cross River University of Technology, Calabar,
Cross River State, Nigeria (recently renamed as University of Cross
River State). He teaches development communication, research and film
studies. He is a film critic and specializes in film theory and
*James, Akpandem Friday* is a postgraduate student in the Department of
Mass Communication, Bingham University, Nigeria. He is a former Managing
Editor/Chief Executive Officer of Daily Independent Newspapers Limited.
He holds an MBA in Leadership Studies from the University of Liverpool,
United Kingdom and Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts from
the University of Uyo, Nigeria. His areas of interest include Public
Relations, Journalism and Strategic Communication.**
*Layefa, Goodluck* is a lecturer in the Department of Media and
Communication Studies, Afe Babalola University, Ado- Ekiti, Nigeria. His
teaching and research interests are media and society, mass
communication theories and research methodology.
*Odebiyi, Stephen Damilola*holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from the
Department of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan,
Nigeria. His research interest covers the aspects of media studies and
*Ogedengbe, Kunle, Ph.D.,* is a Senior Lecturer in the Mass
Communication Department and the Acting Dean, Faculty of Arts,
Management and Social Sciences at Trinity University, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos
State, Nigeria. His interest is in public relations, advertising,
strategic communication, international communication, marketing
communication, development communication, sports communication,
journalism and media studies.
*Ogunshe, Adenike Adedayo* is a microbiologist and a director of
Pegasus-Zion Community & Environmental Health, Nigeria, Ibadan, Nigeria.
Her areas of research interest include, Community Health, Educational
Health, Environmental Health, General Public Health, Health, Safety &
Environment, Gender-Based Issues, Wellbeing & Wellness, as well as,
STEM. She is also an Ambassador of the Federal Competition and Consumer
Protection Commission (FCCPC) of Nigeria.
*Ogwezzy-Ndisika, Abigail Odozi, Ph.D.,* is the first female Professor
of the Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos, Nigeria.
She has served as the Head of the Department. Her areas of expertise are
Advertising, Public Relations and Development Communication; with
research in gender studies, social inclusion, political communication,
health communication, media and cultural studies, indigenous
communication and popular culture.
*Ohaja, Edith Ugochi, Ph.D.,*is a Senior Lecturer at the Mass
Communication Department, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State,
Nigeria. Her research interests include journalism, communication
education, new media, the ethics and effects of mass communication.
*Okocha, Desmond Onyemechi, Ph.D.,*ORCID - 0000-0001-5070-280X, is a
Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Mass Communication, Bingham
University, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. He holds a B.A degree in Management
from the United Kingdom, Master of Arts in Mass Communication from
Sikkim Manipal University, India and PhD in Mass Communication from Nims
University, Rajasthan, India. His research interests are in Media and
Society, New Media, Corporate Communication and Automated Journalism.
*Oluwasola, Omolola *is a doctoral student in Communication and Language
Arts, University of Ibadan and lecturer in the Department of Media and
Communication Studies, Afe Babalola University, Ado- Ekiti, Nigeria. Her
research interests are journalism, advertising, public relations,
marketing communication, digital marketing and development communication. **
*Onyechi, Ngozi Joy Ph.D.,* is a senior lecturer at the Department of
Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan. Her research
areas focus on developmental communication (health and political
communication) and media studies.
*Otun, Olalekan Salmon* is a Lecturer in the Department of Mass
Communication, Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Ogba campus,
Lagos, Nigeria. His areas of research interest include: Public
Relations, Advertising and Health Communication.
*Oyewo, Ayanfeoluwa, Ph.D.,* is a lecturer in the Faculty of
Communication and Media Studies, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo. She was
previously a lecturer at Kola Daisi University, Ibadan in Nigeria. Her
areas of interest are media studies with specific focus on safety of
journalists; development communication and advocacy; crisis and conflict
management; human, social and civic rights; children’s health and
safety; and gender studies.
*Oyewo, Obaloluwa* is a chartered accountant and business scholar with
particular emphasis on Entrepreneurship and Small business. He works at
Chrisland University, Abeokuta, Nigeria where he lectures and performs
other administrative duties. He is also a doctoral student of Business
Administration (Entrepreneurship and Small Business) at Babcock
University. His areas of interests are e-Eommerce, Financial Technology
and Entrepreneurship. **
*Oyewo, Olusola Oyeyinka, Ph.D.,* is a Professor of
Organizational/Applied Communication and Head, Department of
Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan. Ibadan. Nigeria.
His research focus and interests include: Rumour, Diversity Studies,
Applied Communication, Organizational and Business Communication,
Business Journalism, and Fake News.
*Pate, Umaru A., Ph.D.,*is a professor of mass communication and the
Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State, Nigeria
*Shaibu, Husseini Hassan, Ph.D.* is an Adjunct Lecturer at the
Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos and Head of
Strategic Communication Department at the National Troupe of Nigeria,
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture. He has considerable
industry experience in Culture and Film Journalism, Broadcasting, Film
Production Management and in Public Relations and Advertising.
* Taiwo, Israel Oluwaseun* is a Lecturer at the Surveying and
Geoinformatics Department of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti and a
PhD student in the Remote Sensing and Geoscience Information System
Department of the Federal University of Technology, Akure.
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