Taylor's FSLM Journals

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Internet Usage among Female Undergraduates in Ferdowsi University, Iran
*Toktam Namayandeh Joorabchi, Md Salleh Hj Hassan & Musa Abu Hassan
Abstract: The fastest growing audience of the Internet world is women. This study was designed using the Uses and Gratifications theory framework to understand Internet usage among female undergraduate students. The objectives of this study are to identify the relationship between knowledge of English language, purposes of Internet usage with gratification…
Framing Religious Disputes: A Comparative Analysis of the Lina Joy Controversy Reported by Malaysian Newspapers
*Yang Lai Fong & Md. Sidin Ahmad Ishak
Abstract: This article reports the outcome of an analysis of how the Malaysian mainstream and alternative newspapers reported one of the most controversial religious problems encountered in Malaysia’s recent history—the Lina Joy’s religious conversion. Lina Joy’s decision to pursue changes to her National Registration Identity Card after renouncing Islam to become…
‘Mobile Phone – the Must-Have Gadget of the 21st Century’: Identifying Trends and Impact on Human Relationships
*Wong Fei Mun, Lean Mei Li & Prasana Rosaline Fernandez
Abstract: In the urban areas of Malaysia, it is common to see people holding mobile phones regardless of time and location. There is a high prevalence of mobile phones usage among Malaysians, particularly youths even with most primary school students owning these socially interactive technology gadgets. This study seeks to examine pervasiveness of mobile phones…
New Media and Media Students: An Approach and Use Pattern Analysis
Jomi Thomas
Abstract: The study analyses the approach of media students to different new media platforms and the way they use these platforms. It aims to analyse how seriously students approach new media facilities by applying a methodology which is a mix of both quantitative (questionnaire survey and percentage analysis) and qualitative (focus group discussion analysis) methods…