Handbook of Research on the Global Impact of Media on Migration Issues

Handbook of Research on the Global Impact of Media on Migration Issues

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Media & Communications for 2019.

Nelson Okorie (Covenant University, Nigeria), Babatunde Raphael Ojebuyi (University of Ibadan, Nigeria) and Juliet Wambui Macharia (Karatina University, Kenya)
Release Date: October, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 392
ISBN13: 9781799802105|ISBN10: 1799802108|EISBN13: 9781799802129|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0210-5


In today’s culture, media outlets have as much influence on the general public as ever. Migration is an issue that has sparked commentary throughout the globe, leading to many dissimilar viewpoints. These news systems have the ability to convey mass messages regarding these disputes, which could lead to a wide range of socio-cultural implications depending on the intent and nature of these reports.

The Handbook of Research on the Global Impact of Media on Migration Issues provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of media structures and implications of media institutions tackling migration issues and related problems. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as human trafficking, global peace, and modern slavery, this book is ideally designed for reporters, journalists, policymakers, government officials, communication specialists, industry professionals, students, and scholars seeking current research on the modern development of migration.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Ethno-Religious Diversity
  • Global Peace
  • Human Trafficking
  • Media Structures
  • Migration Networks
  • Modern Slavery
  • Terrorism
  • Transcontinental Migration
  • Women and Migration
  • Xenophobic Attacks

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Babatunde Raphael Ojebuyi is a full-time lecturer in the Department of Communication and Language Arts, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Ojebuyi’s teaching and research focus is on media studies in the areas of media theories, media and ethics, and new media. He has written books and published well researched articles in reputable local and international journals.