Vol. 2 No. 1 (2022)


  • The State of Environmental Communication Research: An Analysis of Published Studies in the Communication Disciplines

    Eyun-Jung Ki, Sumin Shin, Jeyoung Oh

    Article ID: 38
    322  (Abstract) 68  (Download)

    The purpose of this investigation was to systematically evaluate environmental communication studies across the communication-related disciplines. This study achieved the goal by examining published articles in 28 journals from the time period spanning 1973-2014. A total of 142 articles were evaluated based on an analysis of authorial, topical, theoretical, and methodological information. The findings demonstrate...

  • Exploring Items for Measuring Social Media Construct: An Exploratory Factor Analysis

    Qaribu Yahaya Nasidi, Muhamad Fazil Ahmad, Jamila Mohammed Dahiru

    Article ID: 53
    240  (Abstract) 39  (Download)

    Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) is a technique for determining a measure’s factor structure and assessing its internal consistency or reliability. EFA is essential for determining which components should be included in the study instrument. Social media is one of the most critical factors that affect online shopping behaviour. Thus, this study aims to use...

  • Fake News on Social Media: Predicting Which Media Format Influences Fake News Most on Facebook

    John Demuyakor, Edward Martey Opata

    Article ID: 56
    465  (Abstract) 132  (Download)

    Video and audio fake news formats distributed on Facebook in the form of dis/misinformation have caused so much fear, and panic, and received unpleasant reactions among users. This study adopted a comparative experimental design to test the hypotheses by varying the valence, thus types of formats or modalities, the educational levels, credibility, and sharing intentions...

  • The Construction and Exploration of Spatial Narrative under the Ken of Metaverse

    Xiaoxiao Duan, Caiying Chen

    Article ID: 44
    241  (Abstract) 78  (Download)
    With the continuous development and mutual construction of digital technology and the concept of themetaverse, the expression paradigm formed in the evolution of the metaverse will be established in continuousreplacement. Based on current spatial construction process of metaverse, the characteristics and advantages of traditionalspatial narrative will provide theoretical basis and basic rules for the construction...