Taylor's FSLM Journals

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Fat Stigmatisation in Slimming Advertisements in Malaysia
*Emily Lau Kui Ling & Zuraidah Mohd. Don
Abstract: Much is known about the Western female body. In a non-Western context, such as Malaysia, it remains relatively unexplored. This paper explores the representation of the female body in the Malaysian context. For this purpose, a corpus of slimming advertisements was collected over an eighteen-month period (July 2007 – December 2008) from The Star, one ofMalaysia’s leading…
lndrani Kopal: A Case Study of Video Journalism as Gendered Leadership
*Roslina Abdul Latif & Badrul Redzuan Abu Hassan
Abstract: To a certain degree, narratives of gendered leadership in a post-colonial nation like Malaysia have not always been accessible to the members of this multiethnic society. Gendered leadership discourses have been disseminated seemingly,through concerted efforts between gender-sensitive organisations such as the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development, resulting in the identification, promotion and recognition of new…
Relationship between Internet Usage and Positive Youth Development in Malaysia
*Toktam Namayandeh Joorabchi, Md. Salleh Hj. Hassan & Mohd Nizam Osman
Abstract: Internet usage has noticeably increased in importance in people’s daily life. This study applied the Uses and Gratification theory framework to understand Internet usage among students. The objective of this study is to investigate the relationship between Internet usage and dimensions of Positive Youth Development (PYD). This study also looks at the mediating role of lnternet usage…
Role and Impact of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System in the Broadcasting Industry
*Mahadevan Supramaniam & Ramachandran Ponnan
Abstract: Integrated Information systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) offer distinct advantages for the broadcasting industry by lowering operating costs, increasing productivity rate, reducing cycle times and increasing customer satisfaction. But the lack of empirical evidence that an integrated enterprise system will positively impact broadcasting…