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Preferences toward news sources of international news among Malaysian academicians


Abdul Same’e, Somia and Muhammad, Mokhtar and Yaacob, Mohammad (2014) Preferences toward news sources of international news among Malaysian academicians. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 155. pp. 356-361. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

The present world has been influenced and changed very rapidly by the technological development. The electronic media have become as phenomena of transitions which have opened new possibility for delivery of news and information to people.The main objective of this study was to determine the news sources that Malaysian academicians depended on to gain news and information about Arabs World and international world.Another objective is to examine the differences of news source according to the demographic data of the respondents.The study is based on a survey.A total of 300 respondents were Malaysian academicians in five public universities which were located in Klang valley.The findings indicated that the internet was the first or primary source for them to gain news (58.7%) followed by Astro (55%).

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: Electronic media; news sources, preferences; Malaysian academicians
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: School of Multimedia Technology & Communication
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2015 02:38
Last Modified: 27 Apr 2016 03:07
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/13054

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