EFFECT OF ICT ON BROADCAST JOURNALISM: A CASE STUDY OF BRTV AND PEACE FM MAIDUGURI

Abstract The research examined the effect of Information and communication technology on the broadcast journalism in Nigeria with a specific focus on the BRTV and Peace FM, Maiduguri Borno state. The study which was anchored on Mediamorphosis theory and Technological Determination Theory emphasising that we move from old technology to the new one while new technology  influence the way we do things.  A survey research method was used while the data collection instrument for this study is questionnaire. One of the findings showed that news gathering and dissemination, sound and audio editing, jingles and other related commercials are some of …READ MORE …

AUDIENCE PERCEPTION OF POLITICAL NEWS REPORTS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The research examines audience perception of the political news report in Nigeria. the study was anchored on democratic participant theory and agenda setting theory. The research contains five chapters in which each chapter contain full analysis. The first chapter contains the background of the study, the perception of the audience towards political news report in Nigeria, the problem, the purpose of the study, the significance of the study, definition of terms and research is fully disused. The second chapter focuses on a literature review of the research topic perception of the audience on a political news report in Nigeria. Medium …READ MORE …

THE EFFECTS OF NEWS COMMERCIALIZATION ON THE CONTENTS OF PRIVATE

Abstract The research examined the effects of news commercialization on the contents of private media; with a case study of AIT and Channels Television, Lagos. Commercialization of news began in Nigerian media houses as a result of the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) introduced in 1986 and the eventual withdrawal of subsidies from government-owned media houses. With the increasing rise in production cost and dwindling circulation, the media houses resort to all kinds of tricks including commercialization of the news to make money. The situation has led to a lot of compromises, with sensationalization of news stories and half-truths reaching the …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF ANAMBRA BROADCASTING SERVICE TELEVISION (ABS) BUSINESS LINK PROGRAMME ON THE COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES OF AWKA RESIDENTS

Abstract In the dawn of this millennium where communication technologies have taken new and intriguing dimensions, television programmes have taken communication even to a much fascinating plane. The television has made it possible to receive and send information to and from far flung places with the speed of lightening. This study which centres on the effects of ABS television business link programme on the commercial activities of Awka residents at Awka metropolis examined the negative and positive effects of the television programme on the commercial activities of Awka residents. Research methodology used in gathering data and information for the study …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF SILVERBIRD ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMES ON YOUTHS IN LAGOS METROPOLIS

Abstract This research work was aimed at analysing the impact of Silverbird entertainment programmes on youths in Lagos metropolis. Cultivation theory was used to advance how television influence behaviour in of youth in Lagos. The research method used was the survey method and questionnaire was the instrument. Simple random sampling was used to select respondents within Lagos metropolis. The research used descriptive statistics with the use of frequency and percentage table was used to present the data collected. Out of 200 copies of the administered questionnaire, only 180 were fully completed and analysed. Findings show that (66.7%) strongly agreed that …READ MORE …

IMPACTS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS IN GRASSROOT DEVELOPMENT

 ABSTRACT The primary objective of this study is to examine the role of public relations in grassroots development: A study of Irewole Local Government. Public Relations contributes greatly and tremendously to achieve the aims and objectives of any institution including local government administration if well man by skills individuals especially those who understand community interest. A survey research method was adopted coupled with distribution of questionnaires. The total number of one hundred (150) questionnaires were distributed to the respondents, while all copies of the questionnaires administered were returned. According to the findings, Public relations has contributed immensely to the good …READ MORE …