Taylor's FSLM Journals

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Images Of Crisis On Television: National Media Approaches To European Identity-Making
*Irene Photiou, Lambrini Papadopoulou & Theodora A. Maniou
Abstract: The clash between European and national identities has generated an ongoing debate in the European Union, which usually peaks in times of crises. Such a crisis occurred in June-July 2015 when Greece experienced a fresh culmination of its ongoing financial and socio-political stalemate. The negotiations between the Greek government and the EU administration…
Enhancing The Effectiveness Of Tobacco Package Warning Labels: An Elaboration Likelihood Perspective
Tunu Nkunya, *Thinavan a/l Periyayya & Santhidran a/l Sinappan
Abstract: Graphic health warning on cigarette packages is the latest initiative to encourage cessation and reduce smoking uptake, nevertheless, it is not clear on how effective this approach can inform and change smoking behavior. The role of recipient factors influencing the processing of anti-smoking messages on cigarette packs is also unclear. This paper attempts to investigate…
The Fading Batek: Problematizing The Decline Of Traditional Tattoos In The Philippine Cordillera Region
F.P.A. Demeterio III
Abstract: This paper builds on the findings established by an earlier paper, entitled “The Traditional Tattoos of the Philippine Cordillera Region: a Study on their Differences in Appearances, Causes and Discursive Strengths,” written by the author together with his research team and was published in Volume 8, Number 2 of SEARCH Journal. The previous paper was a synchronic…
“We Spoke Different Languages, Yet We Sang The Same Song”: An Analysis Of Multiculturalism In Ola Bola
Kavita Maheendran
Abstract: This study explores the portrayal of multiculturalism in the film, Ola Bola. In addition, the study also investigates the success behind the movie . The content analysis methodology based research utilised Structuralist Film Theory to write the analysis. Besides analysing the film, the researcher also analysed blogs and online portals to gather opinions from various perspectives. From the findings, a total of…
The Sister, The Puppet, and The First Female PM: How Gender Stereotypes in Thai Politics are Generated in the Press
*Lanchukorn Sriwimon & Pattamawan Jimarkon Zilli
Abstract: As the number of female political leaders and heads of states, worldwide increases, Asian female politicians and national leaders have been stereotyped as being ‘political dynastic leaders’. This paper aims to contribute to the growing body of literature and the existing knowledge on the area of gender, politics, and media by taking former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra…
Forum Theatre as a Behavior Change Strategy: Qualitative Findings from Moral Education Class
*Nadarajan Thambu & Muhammad Hasbi Abdul Rahman
Abstract: This paper examines the use of a Forum Theatre technique in Moral Education class in secondary schools. Forum Theatre was used as a teaching technique for Moral Education in this study. Forum Theater techniques require students to be actively involved in the process of writing the script, and the dialogue, and be involved in the forum, acting and expressing ideas. This experiential…
Online Health Information Seeking among Malaysian Women: Technology Acceptance Model Perspective
*Ashraf Sadat Ahadzadeh & Saeed Pahlevan Sharif
Abstract: Although there are studies on Internet usage for searching health information based on Technology Acceptance Model, research about women looking for health information is still scant in spite of the fact that women are dominant Internet users in terms of health information. The objective of the study is to examine the influence of perceived ease of use, perceived usefulness…
Framing the Cow-Head Protest: A Comparative Analysis of The Star and Malaysiakini
*Yang Lai Fong & Leong Wai Kit
Abstract: The last few years have seen a number of religious and ethnic tensions in Malaysia, which continue to impact the lives of Malaysians from all walks of life. Furthermore, religion, ethnicity and related issues have always been a difficult area for reporting in multicultural societies. Framing analysis allows researchers to examine the roles of the media in the development of social and…
Information sharing on Facebook by Alone, Single and Lonely Female Users
Yeslam Al-Saggaf
Abstract: The aim of this study was to determine whether Loneliness, Relationship Status and Profile Image are related to self-disclosure of Sensitive and Non-Sensitive Information on Facebook. To this end, 269 personal profiles of women who reported being Lonely and 269 profiles of women who reported not being Lonely were analyzed. Sensitive Information was analyzed…