The Effects of Media Programme on Rural Development

THE EFFECTS OF MEDIA PROGRAMME ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT(A CASE STUDY OF ESBS, NU OHA PROGRAMME)

Most of the literature cited in this chapter are from empirical studies by professionals in the field of mass communication and in a few instances, philosophers and psychologists. A number of these studies are published in journalism and mass communication journals and in mass communication [Read more…]

Mass Media Coverage of Rural Development News

MASS MEDIA COVERAGE OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT NEWS. A CONTENT ANALYTICAL STUDY OF THE GUARDIAN, DAILY CHAMPION, PUNCH AND DAILY STAR NEWSPAPERS.

In order to have a good and complete academically oriented work, it is required that there are inputs from already existing works as reference.

In this project work, which is aimed at analyzing the level at which mass media especially newspapers covers rural development news in this country, primary and secondary data were used as part of the sources of literature review. [Read more…]

Attitude of Female Mass Communication Students Towards Journalism as a Career

Attitude of Female Mass Communication Students Towards Journalism as a Career

Attitude studies have been the concern of many researchers. Cruth field et al, noted that not all attitude governs action is in part determined by its particular pattern of characteristics.

Katz and Stotland defined three component of attitude. They are cognitive, feeling and action components.

Cognitive component of an attitude consists of evaluated beliefs, which involve the attribution of favourable or unfavourable good or bad. The feeling component of attitude refers to the emotions, connect with the object is the object pleasing or displeasing, is it liked or disliked. The action tendency component of an attitude includes all the behavioral readiness associated with the attitude. [Read more…]

Challenges Facing Media Organisation in the Dissemination of Information

Challenges Facing Media Organisation in the Dissemination of Information

The studies of the literature were variously selected, which includes excerpts from opinion of experts, articles that are related to the course of study.

Thus, the primary source include data collected from questionnaire which is one hundred and thirty three in number distributed to a carefully selected secondary source includes other close related materials, internet, library, books, newspaper, magazines and project written by the graduate students, news commentaries on radio, documentaries that bordered on the issue on television. [Read more…]

Using the media as a tool for Eradicating Corruption in Nigeria

Using the media as a tool for Eradicating Corruption in Nigeria

Using the media as a tool for Eradicating Corruption in Nigeria – A lot  has been said and done about media as an instrument for eradicating corruption as in effect of Obasanjo’s anti-corruption crusade, a case study of Nigeria television authority .
In this case, one will be forced to ask a question like, what is media that it has a powerful instrument that its capable of processing hidden crises? What is corruptions that makes it so sensational, media is usually know as mass communication a channel through which messages are disseminated, examples are television, radio, newspapers journal magazines, house journal etc. again it is a medium of exchange of ideas it is also a channel by which message or information is encoded and decoded to the final audience why  of possible a powerful instrument is that it is a watch dog of the society. [Read more…]