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The Role of Jordanian Mass Media in Facing the Rumors from Communication Practitioner’s Perspective: Survey Study

The study aimed to define role of the Jordanian media in facing rumors as seen by communicators, to identify the most common rumors and the motives behind them. The study adopted the survey method with a questionnaire as a tool for collecting data. The study population consisted of 397 communicators working in official Jordanian media news: Jordan TV Corporation, the Jordanian News Agency "Petra", and Al-Rai newspaper. The study depended on simple random sample that…

Rami Basem Yousef Haddad
Dr. Kamel Khurshid Murad- Middle East University
Pages:45

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Political Participation in Jordan in light of the Royal Discussion Papers

Effective political participation plays a key role in promoting good democratic governance and the rule of law in order to achieve transparency and the principle of accountability, which contribute mainly to the process of political, economic and social development. This study aims to define political participation and its application forms, and to identify democratic practices and the elements of political participation in Jordan in light of the political reform process and the royal discussion papers.…

Dr. Sahar Mohammad Al Tarawneh – Middle East University
Dr. Rema Abu Hmidan
Pages: 43

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Job satisfaction among female media professionals in Palestine and the obstacles they face in practicing their work

The study aimed to identify the climates in which Palestinian female media work, identify the obstacles that female media face, and identify their degree of job satisfaction. The study used the descriptive survey method, and the study adopted a questionnaire as a tool for collecting data related to the topic of the research, which was distributed to a random sample of (180) female media professionals out of (206) female media workers, according to the Palestine…

Mohammad Ahmad Injas
Prof. Izzat Mohammad Hijab – Middle East University
pages:33

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Contextualization of the Palestinian Cause by Jordanian Press: Analytical Study of News Articles 

This study aims to identify the presentation of the Palestinian cause in Jordanian opinion articles published on online news sites representing daily newspapers. In addition to monitoring the topics and issues that have been highlighted, and comparing the similarities and differences between the sample newspapers in discussing this cause. The study uses the media survey methodology and the comparative approach in order to obtain required data and information, and compare the analysis results of the…

Dr. Hani Ahmad Fayez Al-Badri – Middle East University
pages : 41

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The WHO’s Interest in its Communication Messages on (Covid-19) Pandemic via Facebook and Twitter Platforms

The study aims to identify the degree of interest of the World Health Organization (WHO) through social networks in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic on Facebook and Twitter platforms. The theory of media frameworks was implemented, and the content analysis was used as a tool for quantitative and qualitative analysis of the communicative messages of the organization. A deliberate sample was selected, which included all the messages of the World Health Organization during the period…

Dr. Rana Mezher Khalid
Dr. Layla Ahmad Jarrar – Middle East University
pages:42

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The degree of satisfaction of Facebook users about its features, usage motives and achieved gratifications.“An applied study on students of the Faculty of Mass Communication at the Middle East University”.

This study aimed at determining the extent of satisfaction of Facebook users from the students of the Faculty of Media at the Middle East University with regard to its advantages, drivers of use, and the achieved gratifications. The study sample, which was chosen on the available random sample basis, consisted of 106 students enrolled in the second semester in the 2019  2020 academic year which are 308 students. The theoretical framework of the study depended…

Pages: 29
Dr. Ahmed Erekat
Faculty of Mass Communication – Department of Digital Media
University of the Middle East – Jordan

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The Influence of the Celebrities of Social Media Platforms on University Students

This study aims to identify the impact of famous people on social media platforms on university students. The qualitative methodology and inductive approach were used in the research by conducting in-depth interviews with 21 students from various Jordanian universities, and a focus group of 7 university students was selected, with 12 female influencers and 21 male influencers among them. The study showed that there are seven main reasons that motivate students to pursue and follow-up…

Pages:17
Dr. Hanan Kamel Ismail – Dr. Mahmoud Al-Ragby
Faculty of Mass Communication – Department of Journalism and Media
University of the Middle East – Jordan

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The Effect of the Production Pattern on the Media Content in the Jordanian TV Channels from the Contact Person Point View (An analytical study)

The effect of the production pattern on the media content in the Jordanian TV channels from the contact person point view, through analytical study. The study relied on the descriptive approach based on studying the facts about the nature of the phenomenon or a group of individuals, or a group of events or situations related to photographing, analyzing and evaluating the characteristics of the phenomenon to find out the variables that cause the phenomenon to…

Pages:19
Dr. Ashraf Al-Manaseer- Shadi Abo-Rashed
Faculty of Mass Communication – Department of Journalism and Media
University of the Middle East – Jordan

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Professional and Ethical Challenges of Robot Journalism from the Perspective of Jordanian Journalists

This study aimed at identifying the extent of Jordanian journalists ’awareness of the concept of robot journalism and its mechanisms of action, and identifying the most important areas covered by robot journalism, in addition to reviewing the pros and cons of the spread of robot journalism, and the most important professional and ethical challenges associated with robot journalism from the viewpoint of Jordanian journalists. To achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher followed the…

Pages:32
Dr. Mazen Muhammad Al-Fedawi
Faculty of Mass Communication – Department of Journalism and Media
University of the Middle East – Jordan

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The Role of Using Images in Outdoor Advertising Designs to Attract Attention

Outdoor advertising has dominated the visual landscape of cities around the world. Outdoor advertising in city streets and public places are different than the ones located in other places for many reasons. First, it is directed towards particular audience who has no option but to look at it. The research problem lies in the excessive use of images in ways that may have been randomly put without taking into consideration certain factors such as allocation,…

Pages:28

Dr. Sattar Al-Juboori

Faculty of Architecture and Design
Department of Graphic Design
University of the Middle East – Jordan

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