Journal of Development Communication

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 1, June

Awareness of Kami Prihatin Campaign in the Media
The excerpt above was taken from an article titled Mencari Jalan Penyelesaian (Looking for Solutions) from Utusan Malaysia Online. The author decisively stated that the current situation of social problems in the country has become increasingly worrying....
Communication for Development: UNDP in Chittagong Hill Tracts
It would be hollow to argue with Sadiq Ahmed's statement: "In the early 1970s, following independence, Bangladesh faced daunting development challenges." (1) As it would be to dispute the World Bank's (WB) explanation for why such a situation had come...
Editorial
With the publication of this issue of the Journal of Development Communication (Number One Volume 23), we have great pleasure indeed to announce that the publisher of the Journal, the Asian Institute for Development Communication (Aidcom) has recently...
Interface between Media, Democracy and Development
The media is a complex non-state actor whose activities have been made even more complex by massive advancement in technology. From the primitive gong of the village town crier, the eafleteering of anti-colonial movements, the bold headlines of the...
Maimul Ahsan Khan. the Vision and Impact of Fethullah Gulen: A New Paradigm for Social Activism
MAIMUL AHSAN KHAN. The Vision and Impact of Fethullah Gulen: A New Paradigm for Social Activism. Blue Dome Press, New York. 2011. 174 pages. This 174-page book documents the ways of M. Fethullah Gulen and the supporters of the movement inspired...
Media Watch and Journalism Rights Organisations as Advocates of Press Freedom in Post-Soviet Central Asia
In the bleak press rights territory of post-Soviet Central Asia, domestic and international nong-overnmental organisations, foreign governments, news outlets, and multinational entities such as the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe...
The Impacts of Character Identification on Attainment of HIV Prevention Goals: An Entertainment Education Programme in Botswana
Makgabaneng is a radio serial drama in Botswana. This drama aims to help change risky behaviours associated with HIV/AIDS through modeling and reinforcement, a strategy they call MARCH. Pappas-DeLuca, Kraft, Galavotti, et al. (2008) clarify that the...