ROLE OF MASS MEDIA IN CRUSADE AGAINST TERRORISM (A case of Nigerian Tribune, Ibadan and NTA, Channel 5 Ikeja )

Abstract This study seeks to analyze the role of mass media in crusade against terrorism especially in Nigeria with the insurgence of Boko Haram, an Islamic terrorist group that has since been a threat to national security. The study became essential because of the atmosphere in which the Nigerian media found itself as a watchdog caught in the midst of political and religious divide. The study used survey method, while 100 copies of questionnaires were distributed of which 95 were retrieved. The study was divided into five chapters. Chapter one, begins with introduction and background of the study. In chapter …READ MORE …

APPRAISING THE IMPACT OF ICTs ON MASS MEDIA PERFORMANCE

Abstract The purpose of this study was to find out the impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on mass media performance. The study was anchored on the Diffusion of Innovation theory. Survey research method was employed to carry out the research with 100 copies of questionnaire were administered to respondents within OSBC.  the data collected were analysed in frequency and percentage method. Findings showed that news gathering and dissemination, photo and video editing, adverts and commercials, and cartoons and animations are some of the areas in which the impact of ICTs have been felt in journalism. Also, findings showed that modern …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF GRAPHIC ARTS IN THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER

Abstract The study the impact of graphic art in the Punch newspaper. Graphic arts play a very prominent role in newspaper and in the print media in general. It communicates messages even to the illiterates. Also, from the data analysis and findings, it is observed that graphic arts draw the attention of readers to the most prominent news and issue especially when placed at the front page of a newspaper while it also used to set agenda on what public will debate upon that day. In fact the headline scanners and graphics scanner always find it easy to know the …READ MORE …

PRINT MEDIA AS ELECTIONEERING TOOL IN GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION IN LAGOS STATE

ABSTRACT The essence of this study is to appraise the relevance of the print media in the electioneering process in Nigeria. The survey method was adopted to generate the need data while 120 copies of questionnaires were printed and administered to 120 respondents selected using purposive sampling method within the three senatorial districts in Lagos state. The data analysis and interpretations of findings was based on simple statistics of frequency and percentage method coupled with table. The study revealed that print media played a unique role in governorship election in Lagos State on various political matters ranging from how to …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF REALITY TV SERIES ON YOUTH IN LEKKI PHASE 1 AREA OF ETI-OSA LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Abstract The research examined the Influence of Reality TV Series on Youth in Lekki Phase 1 Area of Eti-Osa Local Government”. MTN project fames is one of the strategies adopted to improve the image and enhanced the contribution of MTN to the hosting nation, by organizes different activities, programme and sporting events such as: “MTN Project Fame”, “Who wants to be a Millionaire” among other things to entertain and promote brand image of the sponsor. Survey research method was employed to elicit data from the Youth in Lekki Phase 1 Area of Eti-Osa Local Government who were believed to be …READ MORE …