Research focus

Faculty members of Mass Communication and Journalism Department have diverse research interests focused on media and communication to ensure that our research contributes to the arena of journalism as well as the well-being of our society. We are committed to achieving excellence in research to provide a creative and supportive environment where ideas are generated and flourish. Specific research interests include:

  • Interpersonal, group and organizational communication
  • Communication/media policy
  • Audience research
  • Gender and communication/media
  • Children and media
  • International communication
  • Media (broadcast and print) content research
  • Small/folk/traditional media
  • Media Ethics and Law
  • Globalization, culture, and media
  • Political economy of communication/media
  • Journalism research
  • Media and sports
  • Media literacy/education research
  • Political communication research
  • Media and politics
  • Health communication
  • Media and religion
  • Media and terrorism
  • Media and popular culture
  • Cultural heritage and media
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Social media
  • Environment, climate, and communication.