IMPACT OF ONLINE NEWSPAPERS ON THE READERSHIP PATTERN OF STUDENTS

Abstract The research examines the impact of online newspapers on the readership pattern of 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 technique.) …READ MORE …

APPRAISAL OF MUSIC AS AN INSTRUMENT OF PROMOTING MORAL STANDARD

Abstract The study is set out to examines music as an instrument of promoting moral standard  with a specific focus on Iyanu by Tope Alabi on Students of Osun State Polytechnic Iree. Music is said to be a means of entertainment among others depend on the nature and music content. However, Iyanu By Tope Alabi is one of the must listen music by the students of Osun state polytechnic which actually influence their moral value and spiritual life. The study was anchored on the Uses and Gratification and Perception theories. Survey research method was adopted in which 150 copies of …READ MORE …

ASSESSMENT OF COMPUTER IN THE OPERATION AND PRACTICE OF JOURNALISM

Abstract The research examines the influence of computer in the operation and practice of journalism with specific focus on Ogun State Correspondents Chapel. Information and Communication Technology especially computer has changed mass media production and distribution in Nigeria. 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  influences 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, …READ MORE …

BASTARDIZATION OF INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE IN THE MEDIA: AN APPRAISAL OF OSBC YORUBA NEWS BULLETIN

Abstract Bastadization has been described as one of the issue affecting Yoruba news Desk of Osun State Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). The study is anchored on System Theory of Management. Survey research method was used while questionnaire was used as the main data collection instrument with some textual analysis of some of the contents. The data collected were analyzed in frequency and percentage tables. The study finds out that the poor performance of Yoruba desk and bastardization of Yoruba language to lack of qualified staff, lack of enough books and reference materials that can help.  Table indicates that 50% of the …READ MORE …