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News on foreign war versus local ‘war’: Perception of Malaysian audience

Ibrahim, Faridah and Sayed Halem Shah, Dil Froz Jan and Yunus Shah, Norzita and Chang, Peng Kee and Mustaffa, Normah (2014) News on foreign war versus local ‘war’: Perception of Malaysian audience. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 155. pp. 533-538. ISSN 1877-0428

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For the past decades, we have witnessed many wars through the mass media, both traditional and new media.We tend to view foreign wars with mixed feelings but what happens if the war is happening locally? The purpose of this research is to see what is the perception of Malaysians with regard to ‘war’ that happened locally.This research surveyed Malaysians respondents in the Klang Valley to study their perceptions regarding the Lahad Datu incident in Sabah.Findings from this research showed that Malaysians were saddened by foreign wars and sympathize with those experiencing ‘war’ or conflict.

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: War; mass media; local war; foreign war; Lahad Datu
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Divisions: School of Multimedia Technology & Communication
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2015 06:32
Last Modified: 17 May 2016 08:06

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