Media & Entertainment

Social Media Impact on Political Leaders

Introduction Since the start of the internet boom, in the early nineties, there has been significant growth in the number of networked people. In fact, the number of networked people has increased from a few million people, in the early nineties, to a few billion people in the 2000s. A...

Language and Media Impact on Perceptions of Drug Use

Literature Review Researchers have conducted numerous studies to investigate the effect of language and phrasing of survey questions on respondents’ views regarding drug use (Meise et al. 2009). More so, many researchers have confirmed that the wording of survey questions often affects an individual’s support of drug prevention strategies. Similarly,...

Multi-Factor Authentication for Social Networking Website

Introduction Social networking is not a new notion. Even before the advent of the internet, social networks existed in the form of, for example, a university, a club, etc. Social networking means at least three or more individuals meeting up and exchanging information. This was based on the understanding that...

The Force Behind Star Wars: Turning Design Ideas Into Reality

Outline Science fiction is often viewed by those who don’t read it as little more than escapist literature, a means of forgetting about the cares of the real world and inventing a happier place where concerns are at least not immediately pressing on the reader. As some of our greatest...

Tailoring Cmmi Key Process for Smaller Organizations

Introduction Small organizations are frequently understaffed and in many cases, they have to operate on a tight budget. Large organizations on the other hand have ample resources and funds to take up CMMI projects. However, small organizations must find ways and means to ensure that they manage to get the...

Improving the Responsiveness of the Government of Dubai

Background Technology continues to shape everyday life by redefining how people share ideas, critique and implement them. This is particularly true in public governance because social media is a new reality that leaders have become accustomed to as more people are demanding higher levels of accountability and transparency in the...

Investing in Corporate Communication

Corporate communication refers to ways and strategies that are employed by organizations in order to spread information within its operations and the environment. Through corporate communication, organizations are able to transform their identities into image (Karaosmanoglu, 2006). An image is an important aspect of organization in respect to commanding customer...

Interactive Pervasive Advertising Systems in Indoor Retail Environments

Introduction Ads in Society Ads occupy a significant space of the contemporary life of the society because research studies show ads to positively correlate with the behavioral characteristics and influence the purchasing patterns of individuals, alter perceptions about product quality, and consumer tastes while creating brand loyalty and product differentiation...

Event & Project Management During the Hajj Season

Specific aims and objectives This research proposal seeks to propose and evaluate the role of the project management specialists in the event management of the pilgrimage to Mecca to help in delivering Hajj both successfully and safely. The objective is to show that, in the case of project managers specialists...

The Adrian Peterson Child Endangerment Story

Introduction The story of Adrian Peterson is an example of how media follows up a developing story by shaping the circumstance and perspective of the audience. For example, the inclusion of third parties such as public opinion, politics and sports sponsors in a domestic violence case is fascinating (Campbell, Martin...

Phenomenon of Mobile Gaming

Introduction Subway Surfer and Temple Run are classified as endless running games wherein there is no predetermined finish line that the character you play in either game can reach. The point of the game is to continue running along a preset track while collecting tokens, power ups and other objects...

Preaching, Language, and Popular Culture

Introduction Modernization has initiated radical changes to the contemporary world. Social setups like the family coupled with educational and religious institutions have been affected, as people tend to shift to the Western culture, which is thought to be the most civilized of all the cultures. New lifestyles have been adopted,...

Barriers and Benefits of Social Networking

Introduction Modernization has made the world to be a global village with ease in interactions among people from different backgrounds. Through various inventions and innovations the world has seen a great shift from print media to electronic media especially in the last decade. The use of electronic media in communication...

Chinese and British TV Advertisements: Differences in Humour Elements

Introduction Advertising is a type of marketing communications millions of people are involved in intentionally or unintentionally. It is a very useful tool for the development of new brand campaigns and the improvement of the already existing projects (Kelley, Sheehan, & Jugenheimer, 2015). Managers and advertisers have to increase such...

Social Media’s Role in Disaster Response

Definition of social media According to Dewing (2010), social media refers to a set of technologies mediated by computers to allow users (people, governments, NGOs, companies, and other organizations) to enhance their interaction and hence operations. Social media helps in creating, sharing, and viewing interests, careers, information, and ideas among...

Research Survey Tool Utilizing a Quantitative Design

The construct that is the focus of this research is social media usage in society. It entails the use of wide-ranging Internet-based applications and services for online exchanges or the sharing of user-generated content (Hu & Zhang, 2016). Common social media services include blogs, wikis, social networking and media-sharing sites,...

Proactiveness in Social Media and Employment Opportunities

Research Question To what degree does the use of social media, in general, and social networks, in particular, contribute to a drop in unemployment rates among graduates if applying the measurement based on changes in the number and percentage of people that get their jobs, as well as the time...

Use of Social Media by B2B Firms

Introduction Data accessible to business investors have exploded in recent times and will keep its pattern with enhanced pace (Hair et al. 2013). The expanded data is spilled into information distribution centres from various sources, which are accessible for mining to improve basic leadership. Among various information sources to enhance...

John Ford’s Movies and Irish Literature

The main idea of the paper is going to be a thorough examination of the novels and the movies directed by John Ford based on those novels. The focus of the research is the changes that may be seen in the novel’s plots and in the films directed by Ford,...

Gender Representation in Children’s Media

Introduction to Feminism The specific research philosophy chosen for the Ph.D. project is feminism. Seidman, Fischer, and Meeks (2016) explain that there are various definitions of feminism but the most common definition, that will be used in this essay, is the advocating of women’s rights based on the principle of...

Code4Lib Journal Review

Introduction In the discussion below, the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) will be representative of the academic journals whereas the Code4Lib Journal (C4LJ) will represent practitioner journals. From the outset, the major difference between the two types of journals is primarily the fact that...

Articles by Goodyear and Callinan Analysis

Introduction Nowadays, it became a commonplace practice among theoreticians of journalism to refer to the proper functioning of a ‘fourth estate’ as the crucial element of ensuring democratic society’s well-being. Some authors go even as far as implying that the concepts of journalism and democracy are essentially synonymous and that...

Students Motivation: The Impact of Using Games

Introduction Assessing the impact of games on student motivation is an interesting topic for many researchers. Many assumptions have been derived from this topic, but most findings document that games have a positive impact on student motivational levels (Üçgül, 2006). Studies investigating the influence of games on student motivational levels...

Advertising in Ramadan Analysis

Introduction Internationally, the Ramadan marks a month of reflection and austerity for the Muslim community1. Observant Muslims abstain from food from sunrise to sunset and gather after sunset to break their fast. Many people stay awake chatting and shopping, particularly online. Consequently, Muslim countries encounter an explosive rise in both...

The Use of Internet Advertising in Marketing: Impact of Pop-ups and Banners Get Raising Brand Awareness or Annoyance

Abstract Advertising has significantly developed in cyberspace as the internet grows more popular. Online advertisements are recognized as an adept marketing strategy for their reach and cost-efficiency. Two popular types of online advertisements are web banners and pop-ups. This paper aims to determine consumers’ attitudes and reactions towards online web...

History of Social Media

Introduction Social media is a significant phenomenon in the 21st century because is a part of many people’s daily lives. The term is used to describe various networking instruments and technologies that use the Internet as a tool for communication, collaboration, and creative expression (van Dijck, 2013). The terms “social...

Books by Jane Feuer and by Rick Altman Preview

Throughout the second part of the twentieth century, most film critics used to refer to the cinematographic genre of the musical from a strictly utilitarian perspective – that is, they would often imply musicals being nothing but rather mechanistic fusion between genres of theatre and cinema, meant to provide audiences...

Media and Social Change: The Power To Create and Influence the Audience.

Background Media plays an important role in creating and influencing the opinion of the public. It does this by linking the ideas of the producers with their audience whereby the producers pass down their themes to their audience hence changing the way they perceive certain issues. According to Alia (2004),...

Cultivation Theory and Huristics Processing

Introduction Reality television in America has emerged as a new fashion. Every day people are being put in unrealistic settings. Now the question is when and where did such kinds of show start? In 1973 the first reality television show was released by PBS. It was a dramatic series called...

Advertising and Word of Mouth Impact on Consumer Decision Making

Word of mouth is considered to be one of the most effective and powerful forms of communication in the world of marketing. Word of mouth takes place when one person communicates some information to other through face to face, telephone, e-mail or any other communication medium based on their personal...

Privacy Issues on Online Advertising – Qatar

Introduction “Advertising may be described as the science of arresting the human intelligence long enough to get money from it.” –Stephen B. Leacock It initially sounded like a winning situation – absolute free money – for all internet access providers. By simply tracking their users personal surfing habits, they can...

Reality Television Dominant Strategies on the Arab Audiences

Abstract The development of the humanity is characterized by the great advances scholars and researchers have made in the areas of technology and communications. Television as one of the crucial areas of human interest nowadays has been subject to the changes connected with those advances. This investigation focuses on the...

Online Advertising. Privacy Issues

Introduction The question of privacy in advertising is one of the most complex and controversial one. Recent years, the Internet and Information technologies have changed the understanding of privacy in advertising and protection of personal data in the workplace. Recent years, researchers and media reported increasing number of privacy violations...

Reality Television’s Influence on Arab Audiences

Title of the investigation The title of this investigation is ‘Reality television influence on Arab Audiences’. This title captures the entire gist of the research which is to study the relationship between television and audience within the Arab setting using reality television as a case study. Aim of the investigation...