INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN SHARING OF SELFIES AMONG STUDENTS OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The research examines the Influence of social media in sharing of selfies among students of tertiary intitutions in Nigeria.  Social media has remained a platform for interaction, communication, and sharing of photos facilitated by the emergence of smartphone that offers “selfie”. Survey research method was adopted in which 200 copies of questionnaires were administered and 192 were retrieved and analysed using frequency and percentage. Findings show that 100% of the respondents use social media with many of them have at least 3 to 5 years experience. Also, the most visited social media platforms include facebook.com and instagram.com with their …READ MORE …

AN ASSESSMENT OF PHOTO VISIBILITY CRAZE AMONG SOCIAL MEDIA PARTICIPANTS (A Study of Unilag)

ABSTRACT The research examines the photo visibility craze among social media participants among University of Lagos (UNILAG students).  Social media has remained a platform for interaction, communication, and sharing of photos facilitated by the emergence of smartphone that offers “selfie”. Survey research method was adopted in which 200 copies of questionnaires were administered and 192 were retrieved and analysed using frequency and percentage. Findings show that 100% of the respondents use social media with many of them have at least 3 to 5 years experience. Also, the most visited social media platforms include facebook.com and instagram.com with their engagement dwells …READ MORE …

AUDIENCE PERCEPTION OF LACASERA SOFT DRINK ADVERTISEMENT

Abstract The research examined audience perception of Lacasera soft drink advertisement using Madona University Okija, Anambra state as a case study. The research was also aimed at finding out if Madona University students are influenced by television commercials of Lacasera. The research design for the study was survey research, the scope of the survey research was limited to a sample of 120 respondents drawn from students of the institution using purposive sampling method (non-probability method). The theory that led support to this study was cultivation analysis and persuasion theory, and Advertising: Strong and Weak Theory etc. According to this theory …READ MORE …

USE OF PIDGIN ENGLISH IN NIGERIA TELEVISION DRAMA

Abstract Language is one of the powerful tools in conveying message to the targeted audience including drama messages. In fact, drama language to some extent determines its audience. Although, action and subtitle do lots in passing dramatic message. Survey research method was used with 150 copies of questionnaires were administered to 150 selected respondents in which 145 copies of questionnaires were returned and analysed. The frequency and percentage method of data analysis was used coupled with table. Findings show that that pidgin English influenced their viewing habit averagely while people still prefer, understand and satisfy with drama message in non-English …READ MORE …

Influence of Television in Promoting Igbo Culture

 ABSTRACT In the 52 years since the introduction of Television in Nigeria, concern over the influence and role of television on the people’s culture has taken a national dimension. In spite of the great advantages of television, concerns have been on its role in re-shaping the people’s culture. This research “Promoting Igbo Cultural Heritage: An Audience Evaluation of ABS Television Channels 24 & 27 programming in Anambra State”, is meant to investigate the contributions of ABS in promoting Igbo culture through its programmes from the standpoint ofits audience. This study investigated the programming of ABS Television Channels 24 & 27 …READ MORE …

SOCIAL MEDIA AS TOOLS FOR POLITICAL EDUCATION IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Abstract The study basically examined the influence of social media as tools for political education: a study of Facebook and Twitter in the Presidential election”. The emergency and rising of social media otherwise known as citizen media in this digital era have revolutionalized the socio-economic and particularly political development of Nigeria. It offers a platform for political debates, political campaign, and political mobilization. The survey research method was adopted in which data were collected among Bingham University students using questionnaire. Four hundred (400) questionnaires were distributed, out of which, three hundred and sixty (360) copies were retrieved and analyzed. Findings …READ MORE …

Influence of Political Campaign Hate Speech by Facebook Users on Voters’ Choice in election

Abstract This research examines the Influence of Political Campaign Hate Speech by Facebook Users on Voters’ Choice for the 2015 Presidential Candidate. The study was anchored on Source Credibility Theory and Technological Determinism Theory. The theory stated that media technology shapes how we as individuals in a society think, feel, act, and how society are operates as we move from one technological age to another (Tribal- Literate- Print- Electronic-Internet). Social media as an emerging tools for political mobilization, organisation, education and political interaction was used to the fullest for the first time in Nigeria politics. The main data collection instrument …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF RADIO ON VOTING BEHAVIOUR OF ELECTORATE IN EKITI GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION

Abstract The study examined the impact of radio on the voting behaviour of the electorate in the Ekiti governorship election with a particular focus on Ikole-Ekiti. Several efforts and empirical research have shown that mass media most especially radio plays a significant role in educating, enlightening, sensitizing and general mobilization of the electorate for political development. Radio is the most effective channels of political education because it offers signal in every nooks and cranny of society and it is very rich in educating, enlightening, mobilizing the electorates for political participation. Survey research method was adopted coupled with 100 copies of …READ MORE …

ROLE OF RADIO IN MOBILISING ELECTORATE TOWARDS PARTICIPATING IN ONDO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION IN AKURE

  Abstract The flexibility of radio makes it a unique tool in reaching diverse audience including those in the rural area on socio-economy and political matters. It is on this notion that this examines the role of radio in mobilizing electorate towards participating in Ondo state Governorship election in Akure. The survey research method was adopted coupled with 200 copies of questionnaires that were printed and administered to the respondents within Akure Township in which 192 copies were returned. The data were analyzed using frequency and percentage method. The research findings showed that mass media especially radio provides avenue for …READ MORE …

ROLE OF TELEVISION IN ELECTORAL EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

Abstract The research was geared towards examining the role of television in electoral education in Nigeria with a particular focus on OSBC and NTA Osogbo and electorates in the 2014 governorship election in Osun state. Without doubt television plays a very prominent role in political and socio-economic development of society. The power of television lies in its ability to transmit in audiovisual signal. It is very rich in educating, enlightening, mobilizing the electorates for political participation. Electorate can easily understand any political information such as how to vote, how to dress at the polling unit, how to using PVC readers …READ MORE …

Influence of Television on Voting Pattern of Electorates

Abstract The core objective of this research is to examine the Influence of TV on Voting Pattern of Electorates. It is observed that television plays a very crucial role in Nigeria political process and development. Through television programmes and other activities, electorate and other stakeholders were enlightened, mobilized and participated. It was through the television political information such as voting method, how to dress at the polling unit, how to use PVC readers among other things. Quantitative research design was used in which cross-sectional survey method was adopted while the data collection instrument was questionnaire. 150 copies of questionnaire were …READ MORE …

THE IMPACT OF RADIO ON POLITICAL PARTICIPATION (A case study of Uyo Metropolis)

CHAPTER ONE 1.0    Introduction 1.1    Background to the Study             Political participation is a process through which individuals or groups of citizens get involved in designing representative decision- makers to enhance an effective governance and societal welfare. The participation can come in form of voting, rally, contesting, partnership, among others.            To embark on this task of electing leaders, people must be mobilized in order to get enlightened via enlightenment campaigns, sensitization, information dissemination and advocacy programmes directed at Community Leaders, Age Grades, Development Associations, Opinion Leaders, Artisan Guides and other grassroots movements in order to increase their awareness and foster …READ MORE …

ROLE OF RADIO IN POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND MOBILIZATION IN AKWA IBOM STATE ELECTION

 Abstract The study aims at examining the role of radio in political participation and mobilization in Akwa Ibom State election with a case study of Planet 101.1 FM, Atlantic 104.5 FM and AKBC 90.5 FM. Responses from the respondents indicated that radio stations in Akwa Ibom played a very crucial role in political awareness, mobilization, education and in the entire political development especially during election in the state. It did educate and sensitize masses on various activities such as registration, how to handle voter’s card, what to wear during election, how to participate in politic. The researcher adopted survey research …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF MASS MEDIA IN ENHANCING JUDICIAL SYSTEM REFORM IN NIGERIA

Abstract The study is set out to examine the impact of mass media in enhancing judicial system reform in Nigeria. Judiciary is one of the three (3) arms of government in a democratic setting like Nigeria while mass media is considered to be the fourth estate of the realm and as forum for public discussion and watch dog on all other arms of government. The study is anchored on Social Responsibility Theory, Agenda Setting Theory and Democratic Participant Theory respectively. Survey research method was adopted while 100 respondents were purposively select among the judiciary and journalists in Correspondents Chapel, Osogbo. …READ MORE …

ADVENT AND THE USE OF MODERN COMMUNICATION GADGETS: THE IMPLICATION FOR NIGERIA JOURNALISM

Abstract The research set out to examine the advent and the use of Modern Communication Gadgets: Implication for Nigeria Journalism. The study was anchored on Mediamorphosis Theory and Technological Determination Theory emphasising that as we move from old technology to the new ones, new technology influences the way we do things. A survey research method was used while the data collection instrument for this study was questionnaire. 100 respondents were purposively selected from the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ Chapel Amambra state.  Finding showed that, news gathering and dissemination, sound and audio editing, jingles and other related commercials are some …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF ONLINE NEWS ON READERSHIP PATTERN OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS

Abstract The research examines the impact of online newspapers on the readership pattern of Nigerian students among the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree. There is no doubt about the fact that reading from, websites, blogs and social media are on the increase among students as technology is becoming more advanced to the extent that students can access newspaper online using their Smartphone, GPRS enable phone therefore and computer. The study was explained under Technological Determinism and Diffusion of Innovation theories. Survey method was adopted coupled with 100 copies of questionnaires that were administered within the polytechnic campus using non-probability method (purposive …READ MORE …

ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS IN BUILDING CORPORATE IMAGE OF ABUJA ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY (AEDC)

ABSTRACT The research examined the role of public relations in building corporate image of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). The study was justified with the use of Model of Public Relations by Grunig and Hunt with emphasis on the Two Way Systematic Model because it is appears more effective and accurate especially in gaining how an organization is perceived by the public. Survey research method was employed while respondents were drawn using purposive sampling based on convenience to pick 200 respondents within staff and customers from which 184 copies were correctly filled and analysed using frequency and percentage table method …READ MORE …

ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS IN A MANUFACTURING COMPANY

Abstract The research is set out to examine the role of public relations in a manufacturing company with a focus the chi-limited Lagos. It is noted that well established Public Relations practice go a long way in creating unimaginable reputation for an organisation. Survey research method with questionnaire a tool for data collection was used coupled with accidental sampling technique. Frequency and percentage method of data analysis was used with tables. Findings show that PR of Chi-Limited provides adequate feedback and platform to manage the ply and complaints this which has enhanced customer satisfaction and mutual understanding and it also …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF SMARTPHONE ON THE READING HABITS OF UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS STUDENTS

Abstract The study is set out to examine the influence of smartphone on the reading habits of students with a case study of University of Lagos students. The study was anchored on technological determinism theory. The research used survey research method coupled with 200 copies of questionnaires that were administered to respondents within University of Ibadan in which 180 copies were correctly filled and analysed using frequency and percentage table method. The data collected were analysed and interpreted in frequency and percentage method. Findings show that smartphones have enable students of University of Ibadan to have instance access to internet, …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE TELEVISION PROGRAMME ON SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR OF THE YOUTHS IN URBAN AREA

ABSTRACT The study examined the influence of who wants to be a millionaire television programme on the social behaviour of the youths in an urban area (A case study of Uyo Metropolis). Mass media especially television has been a major agent o socialization and education in society through educational programmes like “Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Brain Test, Quiz T.V, Debate” and many more. Today education is not limited within teacher and classroom because Television has proved that education is really comprehensive not confined within four walls of the classroom. However, for the purpose of this study survey research …READ MORE …

MTN WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE AS TOOL OF SOCIALIZATION AMONG STUDENTS

ABSTRACT Mass media especially television has been a major agent of socialization and education in the society through edutainment programmes like Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Brain Test, Quiz T.V, Debate” and many more. Today, education is not limited within teacher and four wheels of the classroom because television has proved to be a relevant teacher and instructor. Therefore, the research examines the MTN Who Wants to be a Millionaire as tool of socialization among students in tertiary institutions. The study is anchored on three theories which are Perception Theory, Uses and Gratification Theory and The Entertainment-Education Theory. However, …READ MORE …

NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS FRAMING OF THE BIAFRA AGITATION UNDER PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ADMINISTRATION: STUDY OF THE PUNCH, DAILY SUN, THE DAILY TRUST AND LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPERS)

 Abstract The research examines Nigerian newspapers’ framing of the Biafra Agitation under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration with a content analysis of the Leadership, Daily Trust, the Punch, and Daily Sun Newspapers. The predominant frames in all the contents were protest/ freedom frame, ethnic frame and religion frame among others. The research is anchored on  the Media Framing Theory and Agenda Setting Theory which are twin brother theories. The duo theories gave the research more depth and relate it to the existing body of knowledge. Content analysis as a quantitative research method coupled with coding book, 9 content categories including the …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON VOTING PATTERN OF YOUTH IN 2019 ELECTION

 Abstract: This research looked at the social media and voting pattern of youth  in presidential election. The study was anchored  on Technological  Determinism Theory  stated that media technology shapes how we as individuals in a society think, feel, act, and how society are operates as we move from one technological age to another (Tribal- Literate- Print- Electronic-Internet). Social media as an emerging tools for political mobilization, organisation, education and political interaction was used to the fullest for the first time in Nigeria politics.  The research used quantitative method (survey) coupled with  100 copies of questionnaires as a data collection instrument in …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND YOUTUBE IN THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS

Abstract The study basically examined the impact of Facebook, Twitter and Youtube in the 2019 general elections in Nigeria. It offers platform for political debates, political campaign and political mobilization. Survey research method was adopted in which data were collected among Bingham University students using questionnaire. Four hundred (400) questionnaires were distributed, out of which, three hundred and sixty (360) copies were retrieved and analysed. Findings show that many of the respondents maintained that, they participated in the 2019 election while they also search and participated in political debate and discussions on social media before, during and after the election …READ MORE …

Sources of Literature Review for Project

There are several sources of literature review but few sources will be explained here. Library: Library is a home of book both printed and non-printed copy. Just visit a credible literary such as one in your school (Academic Literary), National Library (Abuja) State Library, Private or special library depend on you are searching. Borrow: You can borrow books and other materials from friends, family even teachers if you consider that they have such materials. Internet: this is the most recent source of literature for project especially in Nigeria because the internet contains millions of academic database and other valuable sources …READ MORE …

Quantitative Research: Brief Overview

            Research is said to be quantitative when it objectives and intention is to collect numerical and statistical or numerical analyse data often collected from surveys, content analysis, poll etc Its main characteristics are: The data is usually gathered using structured research instruments. The results are based on larger sample sizes that are representative of the population. The research study can usually be replicated or repeated, given its high reliability. Researcher has a clearly defined research question to which objective answers are sought. All aspects of the study are carefully designed before data is collected. Data are in the form …READ MORE …

What is Research?

Research means different things to different people (students), while different names are given to explain it, it is called project, research or thesis among others. Research is a process of collecting, processing and analysing data collected about a phenomenon with the aim to know more about the issue, solve problem or explain the phenomenon. Let examine some scholarly definition of research to give it more depth and perspectives so that the concept of research could be effectively and carefully captured. “Scientific Research is systematic, controlled, empirical and critical investigation of natural phenomena guided by theory and hypotheses about the presumed …READ MORE …