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Conceptualization of investigative journalism: The perspectives of Malaysian media practitioners


Ismail, Adibah and Ahmad, Mohd Khairie and Mustaffa, Che Su (2014) Conceptualization of investigative journalism: The perspectives of Malaysian media practitioners. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 155. pp. 165-170. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

This study explores the conceptualization of investigative journalism by Malaysian media practitioners through in-depth interviews.Their conceptualizations were stimulated by various values and factors affecting their practice.Using qualitative analysis software Nvivo, this study found four major themes that characterized the conceptualization of investigative journalism among Malaysian media practitioners.Although the stimuli are different from other countries, their perception on investigative journalism still concurred with general understanding, but they alter the practice to suit local media environment, values and culture.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: International Conference on Communication and Media 2014 (i-COME’14), Organised by: School of Multimedia Technology and Communication, UUM, 18 - 20 October, 2014, Holiday Villa Beach Hotel and Resort, Langkawi, Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Investigative journalism; perceptions; Malaysian media
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: School of Multimedia Technology & Communication
Depositing User: Mdm. Adibah Ismail
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2015 08:33
Last Modified: 18 May 2016 07:08
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13015

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