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A Study on Social Network Blogs as Political Tool on Information Technology Students' Perspective

Mohd Fadhli, Abdul Karim (2010) A Study on Social Network Blogs as Political Tool on Information Technology Students' Perspective. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The developments of newest communication technology, especially web based applications such as weblogs, have changed the media landscape. In countries with controlled media system, the emergence of weblogs provides an option medium to those who want to disseminate views generally suppressed by the mainstream media. Issues deemed sensitive by the local media seldom get due coverage. Even if there is coverage, it is presented from the viewpoint that is consistent with the views and philosophy of the elite and the government. Departing on the premise that blogging offers a relatively wider public sphere than the print media; discourses on political issues on different forms. Hence, this paper examines and discusses the perception, acceptance and belief of UUM IT student through political blog.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Social Network, Weblogs, Political Tool
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101-6720 Telecommunication
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Depositing User: Mr Husni Ismail
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2010 09:01
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:14
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2176

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