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Journalistic roles among Chinese-language press journalists in China and Malaysia


Baohui, Shao and Nik Hasan, Nik Norma (2014) Journalistic roles among Chinese-language press journalists in China and Malaysia. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 155. pp. 277-282. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

This comparative study examines the perspectives of journalistic roles among journalists for Chinese-language press in China and in Malaysia. Based on surveys of 230 Chinese journalists in Beijing and 228 Malaysian journalists in West Malaysia, this study concludes that both groups of respondents shared views on the following journalistic roles namely, dissemination, interpretive, adversarial and populist, as important functions in their practice.

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: Journalists; journalistic roles; Chinese-language press; China; Malaysia
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: School of Multimedia Technology & Communication
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2015 01:55
Last Modified: 12 May 2016 00:57
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13037

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