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Volume VIII | Number II

May 2017

Editorial

Free Speech after a Free Press

Dr. BRIAN GORMAN
Issue Editor
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
MacEwan University, Edmonton AB, Canada

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49018

Incivility, Source and Credibility: An Experimental Test of News Story Processing  in the Digital Age

Y WU & E. THORSON
University of Missouri, USA

Media Watch 8 (2) 126-142, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49017

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Emergence of Rebellious Digital Press in Chile: Divergence, Engagement and Impact

TOMÁS DODDS
Leiden University, the Netherlands

Media Watch 8 (2) 143-156, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49016

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Internet Shaping Freedom of Expression; Freedom Shaping Regulation

SUMANJEET SINGH

Ramjas College, University of Delhi, India

Media Watch 8 (2) 157-176, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i1/41275

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Social Impact of Digital Media: Growth Pattern of Facebook in the Arab World

ABDUL-KARIM ZIANI1, MOKHTAR ELARESHI2 & MAHA ALRASHID3

1,3University of Bahrain, Bahrain

2University of Tripoli, Libya

Media Watch 8 (2) 177-191, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49011

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New Era of TV-Watching Behavior: Binge Watching and its Psychological Effects

AZZA ABDEL-AZIM MOHAMED AHMED

Abu Dhabi University, UAE

Media Watch 8 (2) 192-207, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49006

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University Students’ Intention of Smartphone Adoption for Academic Activities: Testing an Extended TAM Model

ISMAIL SHEIKH YUSUF AHMED1, MUKTHAR EL-KASIM2 & LAMBE KAYODE MUSTAPHA3

1Qatar University, Qatar

2Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina, Nigeria

3University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Media Watch 8 (2) 208-221, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49010

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Female Bodies and Visual Fantasy: Psychoanalysis of Women’s Representation in Axe’s Television Commercials

CHEN-WEI CHANG1 & PATRICK D. McGUIRE2

1Fudan University, Shanghai, China

2University of Southern Mississippi, USA

Media Watch 8 (2) 222-228, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49008

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Mobile Users’ Acceptance of SMS Advertising: A Permission Marketing Approach

SURESH KUMAR G

SRM University, India

Media Watch 8 (2) 229-246, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49015

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Parental Intervention and Frequency of Mediation Styles towards Children Watching Television in India

N. BOOBALAKRISHNAN1 & C. PICHANDY2
1VLB Janakiammal College of Arts & Science, India
2PSG College of Arts & Science, India

Media Watch 8 (2) 247-257, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49007

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Social Media Usage: Barriers and Predictors in Promotion of Social Capital

HEMDEEP KAUR

Panjab University, India

Media Watch 8 (2) 258-269, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49009

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Rethinking Media Policy in Anglophone Sub-Saharan Africa: The Challenge of Community Media

PATRICK EDEM OKON

Covenant University, Nigeria

Media Watch 8 (2) 270-286, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49013

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Blurring the Binaries, Blending the Gender: A Transition from Male Masculinity to Female Androgyny in Hindi Cinema

SIMRAN PREET KAUR & VANDANA SHARMA

Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, India

Media Watch 8 (2) 287-294, 2017

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49019

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Characterization of Muslims in Indian Cinema: A Study on ‘Earth: 1947’

N. NAZINI
Sathyabama University, India

DOI: 10.15655/mw/2017/v8i2/49012

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