The Role of Electronic Media in the Crusade against Religious Intolerance in Nigeria

The Role of Electronic Media in the Crusade against Religious Intolerance in Nigeria

Since primordial times. the major concern of man has been self preservation. He desire above all things security, that is a feeling of well being, contentment  and being at peace with nature (Tukur 200). However, the elusive nature of these values made ,ore complex by the uncertainties of life has motivated man into a perpetual search for reassurance from the supernatural. This is the idea of religion and many religions have sprung up since man’s existence here on earth. However religious influenced  by and influences the society in other words, like after aspect of human existence religious is born out of man’s interaction with his environmental (Nwokoro, 1998) [Read more…]

Women Empowerment – Mass Media’s Role in Supporting Women Empowerment Campaign in Nigeria

Women Empowerment – Mass Media’s Role in Supporting Women Empowerment Campaign in Nigeria

The mass media have played a vital role supporting women empowerment campaign in Nigeria. This it achieves using it’s channels which include: the radio, the television, newspaper and magazines, books journals and so on. In addition to supporting women empowerment campaign, they also performs the functions of socialization, information, education, communication by carrying out enlightenment programmes. They create forum for information and motivation. [Read more…]

The Role of Radio Programmes in Improving Educational System

The Role of Radio Programmes in Improving Educational System

Education is an important agent for development of an individual, community, the social and the nation a whole.  According to behaviorist, the child is born without a :self”, he is voiced as a clean state on which the care givers write what they wish.  Through education, individuals perceived and imbibe fundamental values and also develop new ones.  Education also as part of socialization help to develop an individual, which in turn leads to the improvement of the society.  Again, certain prescribed goals are realized in areas of economic growth, healthcare, political and social awareness, political stability, self-reliance, national identity, cultural correlation amongst other things. [Read more…]

Hazards of Journalism Profession under Military Regime

Hazards of Journalism Profession under Military Regime

Hazards of Journalism  – Journalism profession in Nigeria encounters a catalogue of problems especially under the military regime. There has been no smooth romance between the journalists and the government in power, rather what was seen then was harassment, detention without trial, of the journalist involved. [Read more…]

News Commercialization – its Impact on Management of Broadcast Media

News Commercialization – its Impact on Management of Broadcast Media

News Commercialization – its Origin

“The origin of the concept “Commercialization” is dated as far back as the media itself.  And has always been an allowance for advertising, which is considered part of the media content. [Read more…]