© Media Watch 9 (1) 69-78, 2018
ISSN 0976-0911 e-ISSN 2249-8818
Intermediate School Students’ Participation in School Press in Kuwait
MENAWER BAYAN ALRAJEHI
Kuwait University, Kuwait
The idea of this study has been emerged from the importance of school press in enriching and enhancing the educational press, and it also contributes in detecting talents early. The researcher has conducted this study on a random sample of 360 students from intermediate school in Kuwait. The results have revealed that the majority of students in Kuwaiti schools participate in school press as the get the required encouragement from their parents to write in school press, the students also ensured that these activities do not affect their study level negatively. The results indicate that the course newspaper is the most popular activity, in which most students always participate, and the rest of students sometimes do. Also, this study has shown that; there is a significant correlation between students’ participation rate in the activity of school press and their interest to read public newspapers and magazines, and that elder students have more interest to participate in school press, so, Students’ participation rate in the activity of school press varies significantly depending on the gender and grade.
Keywords: School press, intermediate school, scholastic media, journalism, communication, media
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Dr. Menawer Bayan Alrajehi is an associate professor and head of Mass Communication Department at Kuwait University. Besides his profession of teaching, Dr. Alrajehi directs television programmes and media consultant for many authorities