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Journalists not spies. The importance of the legal distinction for the protection of journalists during armed conflicts

Journalists not spies. The importance of the legal distinction for the protection of journalists during armed conflicts By Mariateresa Garrido Villareal, University for Peace Abstract International Humanitarian Law (IHL) has long-claimed that recognition as a civilian is critical to a journalist’s safety during war, but the new US Manual blurs that line and says journalists […]

Adoptability and acceptability of peace journalism among Afghan photojournalists: Lessons for peace journalism training in conflict-affected countries

Adoptability and acceptability of peace journalism among Afghan photojournalists: Lessons for peace journalism training in conflict-affected countries By Saumava Mitra, University of Western Ontario Abstract In this article, I seek to inform Peace Journalism (PJ) education and training in conflict-affected countries in particular. Based on a case study of the professional experiences of Afghan photojournalists, […]

Status of training and research in reporting conflict, peace journalism and safety education in English speaking West Africa: the cases of Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone

Status of training and research in reporting conflict, peace journalism and safety education in English speaking West Africa: the cases of Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone By Umaru A. Pate, Professor, Faculty of Communication, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria; Lai Oso, Professor, School of Communication, Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria; Abubakar Jibril, Lecturer, Department of Mass […]

Nonverbal Behavior and Communication in the Workplace: A Review and an Agenda for Research

Nonverbal Behavior and Communication in the Workplace: A Review and an Agenda for Research By Silvia Bonaccio Jane O’Reilly Sharon L. O’Sullivan François Chiocchio University of Ottawa Abstract Nonverbal behavior is a hot topic in the popular management press. However, management scholars have lagged behind in understanding this important form of communication. Although some theories […]

Advertising and Marketing Communications! Current Studies/Articles

  Appraising Audience Views of the Influence of News Commercialization on Credibility of Broadcast News Content. A Study of Residents of Minna Metropolis Niger State   Ezeah, Greg Ph.D Department of Mass Communication, University of Nigeria, Nsukka   Jonah Alice Aladi Department of Mass Communication, The Federal Polytechnic, Bida     ABSTRACT The study investigates […]

Studies in Development Communication

  Uses, benefits and challenges of using rural community telecentres as tools for development: the Case of Vikwa Community Telecentre in Kasungu, Malawi Sellina Khumbo Kapondera, Lecturer & Head, Department of Library and Information Services, Mzuzu University, Mzuzu, Malawi, Email: skapondera@gmail.com & Dave Mankhokwe Namusanya, Community, Youth Development and Development Communication Consultant, Blantyre, Malawi. Email: […]

Infant Non-Verbal Communication: How Children Communicate at Early Age

  Communicating with children at very early age may seem difficult. Information sharing experiences exist at non-verbal communication level. Read this exciting piece by Katie Yeh for insight on how children communicate. This could be essential in ensuring the safety and meaningful development of a child.   Is Communication Just About Speech? For many children, […]

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