EFFECT OF VIOLENT TELEVISION PROGRAMME ON NIGERIAN CHILDREN

Abstract The research used Cultivation Theory and Aggressive Cue Theory in explaining the research which focused on effect of violent television programme on Nigerian Children.  The research used survey research method while questionnaire was administered to 150 respondents that were drawn from the two secondary schools (Kings and Kidvac) through probability sampling technique. The data collected were analysed using the frequency and percentage method. Findings show that majority of the respondents (98.5%) watch television stations on a regular basis while respondents watched drama, sport and cartoon programmes more than other programmes and from which 65% are exposing to TV violence …READ MORE …

EFFECT OF FREE READERS’ ACTIVITIES ON NEWSPAPERS’ CIRCULATION IN UYO METROPOLIS

Abstract The study examined effect of Free Readers’ Activities on newspapers’  circulation in Uyo Metropolis with a view to know why people gather every morning at Plaza newspaper stand Ikot Ekpene rd Newspaper stand and other newspaper stands to know the latest information, locally and nationally and how the newspapers contents they are reading are affecting and influencing them. To know the effect of free readers’ activities on newspapers sales volume and circulation. While it also aim to examine whether free readers’ activities have negative effect on newspapers sale volume. All respondents read one newspaper or the other on a …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF MEDIA ETHICS IN NEWS GATHERING AND DISSEMINATION

 Abstract The study was basically developed to examine the application or impact of media ethics on the news gathering and dissemination with a case study of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ). The objective was to discover whether NUJ upholds ethical standards like fairness, accuracy, balance, rejection of brown envelope, non-disclosure of sources of vital information and many others in its daily assignment or not. Ethical standard in journalism was developed to ensure good conduct and accord respect for journalism and practitioners. Findings show that the NUJ do uphold the ethical standard in its day to day activities with 67% of …READ MORE …

EFFECTS OF OWNERSHIP POLICY IN THE EDITORIAL CONTENTS OF NIGERIAN MEDIA (A case study of the Nation Newspaper)

ABSTRACT This research work is titled effect of ownership policy in the editorial content of Nigerian media; a case study of the Nation Newspaper. Survey method was used in collecting the required data based on simple percentage ratio. One hundred questionnaires were distributed to respondents while eighty were returned. This research work reveals that the content of newspapers in Nigeria is influenced by the ownership policy and pattern. It is also noted that ownership will always determine the level of frequency given to the stories. The research study concludes that supposed to be given priority, but the reverse is the …READ MORE …