|JOURNAL OF MEDIA AND INFORMATION WARFARE|
|Written by Admin CMIWS|
The Journal of Media and Information Warfare, an international academic journal with an inter-disciplinary approach, is published by the Centre for Media and Information Warfare Studies, an excellence centre under the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia. This journal is one of its kind combining multifarious academic disciplines such as media and warfare, information technology, psychology of human behaviour, political science, international politics, intelligence, propaganda, public diplomacy, peace and civil security studies. With these combination and convergence of knowledge, the journal manifests itself as a pioneer of a new frontier of knowledge in influence and persuasion activities.
The world is now encountering a new kind of problem that requires a vibrant knowledge and approach to resolve it. Rigid and strict enforcement and dictatorial means would only bring more disasters to the entire world. On the other hand, influence activities through a multi-disciplinary approach of thoughts, as well as balancing acts in thoughts and actions might emanate fruitful results for world peace in a civilized society.
Mass media and information technology are the fundamental tools of disseminating ideas to the world population. Hence, they have the potential to become new weapons and the ultimate tools for the so called war of ideas. The Journal of Media and Information Warfare opens up the door for intellectual discussions, research and academic debate to:
The Journal which is published annually is reviewed by an editorial board comprising of international and local scholars in media and information warfare and related discipline to ensure quality and significance contribution to this body of knowledge.