Essays about: "Media laws"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 essays containing the words Media laws.

  1. 1. “The government is watching – don’t step on their toes” : An investigation of the press freedom and the working conditions for journalists in Tanzania

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för kultur- och medievetenskaper

    Author : Benjamin Backlund; [2019]
    Keywords : Press freedom; development journalism; brown envelope; self-censorship; journalistic interventionism; values of journalism; developing countries; Tanzania; Dar es Salaam; Tanzanian journalists.;

    Abstract : According to reports from Reporters sans frontiers and Freedom House, the freedom of the press has declined during the recent years in the sub-Saharan country Tanzania. Using the human rights reports as an entry point, this study set out to investigate the working conditions for journalists in the capital de facto of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. READ MORE

  2. 2. Soi Dog Foundation’s social marketing- and communication strategies : Which social marketing strategies and multimodal tools SDF has used throughout the decade

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Shannelle Sahlin; [2019]
    Keywords : social marketing; communication strategies; multimodal analysis; NGO; NPO;

    Abstract : During the past decade, there has been a growing disgust in Thailand with opposition to eating dogs in Asia and activists have unitedly with organizations encouraged the Thai government to adopt stricter animal rights laws in order to prevent the illegal dog meat trade. One of these organizations is the Thai animal welfare organization Soi Dog Foundation (SDF), that has also contributed with a controlled dog population on the Thai island Phuket and officially made it the first rabies free province in Thailand. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preferences and attitudes of audiobook users in Sweden : Surveying Swedish audiobook groups on Facebook

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    Author : Martina Dakic; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital audiobook; audio reading; Facebook group; subscription service; remediation; uses and gratifications theory; McLuhan s laws of media;

    Abstract : The main objective with this Master's thesis is to better understand the preferences and attitudes of audiobook users in Sweden who are also members of Swedish Facebook audiobook groups. In recent years audiobooks have risen to prominence, although their previously inferior status is still evident in the lack of available research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Repainting the Rainbow: A Postcolonial Analysis on the Politics of the LGBTQ Movement in Colombo, Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Joshua Arteta; [2019]
    Keywords : LGBTQ; LGBTQ activism; Sri Lanka; social movement theory; grievances; collective identity; strategy; postcolonial theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : LGBTQ issues have been mainstreamed in media and academic literature, especially in countries of the Commonwealth of Nations, where homosexuality has been said to be criminalized through the commonly known “sodomy laws”. This has fueled an international social movement, led by Western human rights organizations, with cultural, political and economic goals seeking to advance LGBTQ rights globally. READ MORE

  5. 5. Inevitable Algorimages : The Necropolitical Infrastructure of YouTube's Digital Dispositif

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för mediestudier

    Author : Leo Hansson Nilson; [2019]
    Keywords : YouTube; dispositif; control; power; archive; subjectification; algorithms; database; interface; necropolitics; infrastructure; mode of production; protocol; capitalism; machines; spectacle;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the relation between technology and the social, how they determine and naturalize each other, by examining YouTube's socio-technical infrastructure. YouTube is theorized as a dispositif that produces regimes of knowledge, power and subjectification within "control societies" characterized by an informational mode of production. READ MORE