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Vlogging and the Malaysian citizenship experience

Mohamed, Shafizan and Tengku Mohd Azzman, Tengku Siti Aisha (2018) Vlogging and the Malaysian citizenship experience. International Journal of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, 3 (1). pp. 21-28. ISSN - E-ISSN -

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This study is about examining and understanding the relationship between media and citizenship through the experiences the Malaysian vloggers. The theoretical ideas of Citizen’s Media is used to delineate and make sense of this relationship. The areas of focus are: (1) characteristics of the vloggers (2) the types of vlog, and (3) representation of citizenship. A purposive sample of 22 Malaysian vloggers was collected through a systematic process on YouTube during a three-months period. Results from the study revealed that the vloggers were young, multiracial and mostly male. While all of them talks about Malaysia or being Malaysian, there are differences in thevlogging style and stance that indicate unique representations of citizenship.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5172/61671
Uncontrolled Keywords: Citizen’s Media; Youtube; Politics; Citizenship; Malaysia; Participatory Culture; Vlogs
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H61.8 Communication of information
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Communication
Depositing User: Dr Shafizan Mohamed
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2018 09:05
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2018 09:05
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/61671

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