Taylor's FSLM Journals

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Film authorship and national cinema: An analysis of “Chineseness” in John Woo’s Hollywood films
*Qiao Li & Lei Deng
Abstract: Hong Kong has the world’s third largest film industry after Hollywood and Bollywood. For many decades, Hong Kong cinema has long been transregional and transnational. Its audiences are spread across Southeast Asia and its films have been commercially successful in Europe and the USA since the 1970s. John Woo has been a distinguished auteur director of Hong Kong cinema…
Fandom as a reward industry: Pleasures in pop music fan engagement and participation within online social networking in Indonesia’s context
Zhafira Athifah Sandi & *Endah Triastuti
Abstract: This study explores the participation of pop music fandoms in fan base communities on popular social networking sites within Indonesia’s context, to not only engage with content but also, to find pleasure. Practices in pop music fandom from the perspective and experience of fans are explored. The results reveal that fans find pleasure in being actively…
Framing of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal: Politicising by mainstream and alternative newspapers before and after change of government
*Su-Hie Ting, Thanaraj Murudi & Kee- Man Chuah
Abstract: The study compared the framing of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) financial scandal and the politicising of the issue by a mainstream and an alternative newspaper before and after the historic change of ruling party in Malaysia on 9 May 2018 general election. A quantitative content analysis of 1,357 news articles in The Star and…
Facebook group types and posts: Indonesian women free themselves from domestic violence
Saras Krisvianti & *Endah Triastuti
Abstract: This research applied the virtual ethnography approach to examine the emerging virtual communities supporting Indonesian women. It explored three Indonesia-based virtual communities on Facebook where women, especially those who experience domestic violence, look for a haven to find coping strategies and strength. As domestic violence is highly…
“Picking our Oysters” and “Swimming with our Whales” : How innovative tourism practices may engender sustainable development
*Eva Duedahl & Arvind Singhal
Abstract: In an unfolding scenario of environmental gloom and doom where humans have become the key disruptors and exploiters of nature, our article presents an optimistic and hopeful approach to how humans may interact with nature on nature’s premises—with reverence. To illustrate this communicative praxis, we carry out cross-case analyses of two real-life…
Exploring strategic branding resources for small and medium-sized brand-oriented companies
Rohana Mijan, *Shuhaida Md Noor & Mastura Jaafar
Abstract: This study aims to identify strategic branding resources for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) considering their financial challenges in implementing branding programmes. This qualitative study relied on data from in-depth interviews with company representatives inclusive of owners/founders, chief executive officers and marketing managers…
Framing of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan in the U.S. press: An analysis of U.S. foreign policy interest
*Abhijit Mazumdar & Catherine A. Luther
Abstract: This study examines the U.S. press coverage of the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan before and after the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States and explores if the main frames provided in the stories were in line with shifting U.S. foreign policy interests. This study analysed news stories from The New York Times and The Washington Post…
Using Giddens’ structuration theory to examine the contesting participation of online mass media’s journalists in Katadata.co.id framing
*Dimas Jarot Bayu & Endah Triastuti
Abstract: Accuracy is a common and serious problem in online mass media, particularly in today’s fast-paced news industry. By applying the arguments in structuration theory, this study examines agents within the structure of the news industry, such that they function as both the medium and outcome of agency formation, and how they intertwine with issues…
Effect of celebrity endorsers in advertising in Indonesia: A review of consumer-celebrity relations
*Morissan
Abstract: Marketers use celebrities to influence consumer-purchasing decisions with the aim to increase sales and expand their product market share. This study intends to measure the influence of consumer demographic factors on their attitude towards supporting/remaining neutral/rejecting celebrities as endorsers. In particular, it examines seven celebrity…
Malaysian female users’ purchase intentions of celebrity-endorsed products on Instagram: A parasocial interaction perspective
*Tengku Siti Aisha Tengku Mohd Azzman Shariffadeen & Aini Maznina A. Manaf
Abstract: A media user’s imagined relationship with mediated characters and personalities can influence him/her in a variety of ways. Through celebrity-fan engagement on social media, fans can be influenced by their favourite celebrities in various ways, including wanting to practice a healthier lifestyle, considering cosmetic surgery or using certain brands. The introduction…