Taylor's FSLM Journals

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Aligning the stars in East Los High: How authentic characters and storylines can translate into real-life changes through transmedia edutainment
*Hua Wang, Arvind Singhal, Carliene Quist, Anu Sachdev & Sixiao Liu
Abstract: The present article analyses the creative production processes and audience reception aspects of East Los High, an exemplary Hollywood-based edutainment initiative that purposely leveraged transmedia storytelling to address highly salient issues—teen pregnancy and reproductive health — for Latinx youth in the United States. We investigate how East Los High’s creative team…
Ethical dilemmas of Filipino reporters during the 2016 Philippine presidential campaign trail: A phenomenology
*Paul Xavier Jaehwa C. Bernardo, Tricia S. Lechuga & Christian V. Esguerra
Abstract: Journalists play a vital role during an electoral campaign where their reporting on candidates help the voting public make well-informed decisions. However, their dealings with sources may place them in unfavourable situations where ethics are concerned. This phenomenological study intended to capture and examine the ethical dilemmas experienced by Filipino journalists who covered the trails of presidential candidates during…
Knowledge sharing dynamics among Dota 2 online gamers at Indonesian internet cafes
Devie Rahmawati, *Deddy Mulyana & Dyah Safitri
Abstract: This study aimed to underpin the flow of gaming knowledge amongst online gamers in Indonesia. The findings were derived from the observations of 152 Dota 2 players in the cafes of Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi (Jabodetabek), Indonesia. Specifically, this study intended to explore the motivation for players to share knowledge with fellow gamers…
The idea about Imperialism in Japanese animation films
Tengku Intan Maimunah Tengku Sabri & *Noor Sulastry Yurni Ahmad
Abstract: This article explores the representation of war in Japanese animation films and its impact on society. This study advances the understanding of the portrayal of war in Japanese animation films as well as the role of animation films in depicting important historical events. The films selected are Barefoot Gen (Hadashi no Gen, 1983), Barefoot Gen 2 (Hadashi no Gen 2, 1986), Grave of…
Najib Razak’s political storytelling on Instagram: The fall of a government and the rise of an opposition leader?
Shafizan bt. Mohamed
Abstract: This study explores the dynamics of visual imageries on political communication focusing especially on the political storytelling of Najib Razak. Najib Razak is a contested figure in Malaysian politics. He was Malaysia’s 6th Prime Minister and the man responsible for the fall of a 60-year-old government. His dynamic political life offers an interesting case for this study. Image…
Communicating insults in cyberbullying
*Tan Kim Hua, Shahidatul Maslina Mat So’od & Bahiyah Abdul Hamid
Abstract: Cyberbullying is basically bullying on electronic or social media. This form of bullying is often overlooked and yet it can be just as damaging as face-to-face bullying. This paper reports on a study of provocative insults used in online bullying among Malaysian youths. Important key words or phrases used by tertiary-level Malaysian students who have experienced cyberbullying, have…
A reflection on the stakeholder theory: Impact of the government policy
*Kho Suet Nie, Faridah Ibrahim, Amli Hazlin Ahmad Mokhtar & Dil Froz Jan Syed Halem Shah
Abstract: The Stakeholder Theory has been around since the 1984 and is one of the most crucial theories in discussing value creation and trade in the business world. This article is a reflection of the Stakeholder Theory in the context of Government policies. The focus of this research is to look at the Government Programme from the perspectives of Stakeholder Theory. The main firm…
Barisan Nasional’s GE14 campaign materials: A reversed third-person effect
Syed Arabi Idid & *Rizwanah Souket
Abstract: The third-person effect theory postulates that respondents would deny media’s direct effect on themselves but would perceive the same media as having a greater effect on others. A “reverse” third-person effect happens when the intended influence is perceived to be desirable or intelligent on oneself. This perception is sometimes referred to as the “first-person” effect claiming…
Political parallelism and the representation of Islam and Muslims in the Australian Press
Muhammad Junaid Ghauri
Abstract: Recent studies conducted in the UK, US, and in few other European countries have revealed a prominent political parallelism phenomenon in the news coverage of Islam and Muslims. The studies have evidenced that the coverage of Islam and Muslims is widely influenced by the ideological leanings of the newspapers. This paper sets out to explore whether the ideological…
Do you have a link? The effects of piracy and online streaming services on sharing practices of television media
Benjamin Yew Hoong Loh
Abstract: The television media industry was and still is experiencing a major disruption from the advent of online streaming services. These video-on-demand (VOD) streaming services have afforded television media users with far greater agency and control over their television media. Pirated media has also benefited from these technologies and remains a constant within the television media eco…