Uses and Gratifications Achieved for Jordanian and Bahraini Youths Watching Dubbed Series and Movies a Field Study on the Students of Yarmouk and Bahrain Universities

Qudah Mohamad, AbdulKim Ziani, Menawer Alrajehi

Abstract


This study aims to find out the uses and gratifications achieved for Jordanian and Bahraini youths watching dubbed series and movies. It also seeks to identify the motives of uses of young university students watching dubbed series and movies. The sample of the study consisted of 1,500 individuals. As far as the researchers know, this study is one of the first in both Jordan and Bahrain, which deals with the uses of university students of dubbed series. Results showed that the vast majority of respondents or 86.6% watch dubbed series and movies. Also 2-3 hours category of watching formed the top category by 49.7%.The individual watching came in the first place, represented by 40.6%. The small screen (TV) is considered the most watched media for dubbed series and movie by 67.1%.

Keywords


Jordanian; Bahraini; Youths; Dubbed Series; Movies; Watching

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2F4933

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