APPRAISAL OF COPYRIGHT LAW AWARENESS AMONG STUDENTS ON THE INTERNET PUBLICATION

Abstract The research appraised copyright law awareness among students on the internet publication among Kwara State University, Malete with the sole objective to know if Internet publications / materials enjoy copyright law or not and to what extent because lagiarism is a criminal offence in an academic sphere which is not taken for granted. However, referencing and appropriate citations are used to attribute the originators of idea used in the course of writing and presentations. Today, many undergraduates and some lecturers pay less attention to what constitute copyright or intellectual property, plagiarism, fair use, paraphrasing and how to deal with …READ MORE …

MEDIA MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS OF PARROT FM, OGBOMOSHO

ABSTRACT The research examines media management and operation of Parrot F.M. Ogbomosho. The study was anchored on three management theories which are Behavioural and Human Relations Management Theories, Fredrick Taylor’s Scientific Management Theory and Contingency Theories. The survey research method was adopted in which 100 copies of questionnaires were administered to the respondents that were drawn within Parrot F.M. Ogbomosho using non-probability sampling technique (purposive sampling) out of which 90 copies were correctly filled and analyzed. The data were analyzed using frequency and percentage table method. Findings revealed that fund is the core problem facing Parrot F.M. Ogbomosho while it …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF WOMEN IMAGE IN PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS

Abstract The study investigated influence of women image in products and services advertising campaign because today, there are varieties of images, or representations of females in newspaper, magazine, television, posters, billboard, and product label. The study used Hierarchy of Effects Model, Source Credibility Theory and Learning Theory respectively to give scholarly point of view to this research. The research used survey method while questionnaire was designed to collect data from the selected 120 respondents; out of which 112 copies were returned and analyzed using frequency and percentage tables. It was realized that women image plays a significant role in newspaper, …READ MORE …

ROLE OF EMMANUEL TELEVISION IN PROMOTING CHRISTIAN RELIGION

ABSTRACT The study set out to examines the role of Emmanuel Television programmes in promoting Christian Religion Consciousness among people of Enugu state. It is observed that Emmanuel television channel often contributed lots to their socio-economy and spiritual life generally. The study is anchored on the Social Categories Theory, Uses and Gratifications Theory, Selective Media Perception and Selective Retention. The reserach employed survey research method coupled with 180 copies of questionnaires that were administered to respondents in Enugu, out of which 164 copies were correctly filled and analysed using frequency and percentage table method with SPSS version 20. Also, 43.9% …READ MORE …

RISING TREND IN THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS BY STUDENTS IN SEEKING INFORMATION

Abstract In this era of Information and communication technology, social media especially facebook, whatsApp, twitter, BBM and 2go and many others have revolutionalised and redefined monopoly of news and information by mass media (radio, television, newspaper and magazine industries) as it enhanced citizen participation in news gathering and dissemination. The study looked into the rising trend in the use of social media networks by students in seeking information using Kaduna State University Students as a reference point. Social media has in the recent time turn the citizen not only as information consumers but also as information distributor which is now …READ MORE …

AUDIENCE PERCEPTION OF NTA NETWORK NEWS

ABSTRACT The research is set out to examine the perception of NTA Network News among Ado-Ekiti Residents with the few to understand and identify the extent of watching NTA network news, motivating factors  and other News at night preferences because news is one of the interesting television programmes. The study was anchored by the Uses and Gratification Theory and Source Credibility Theory while survey research method coupled with 200 copies of questionnaires that were administered to respondents in Ado-Ekiti Mainly from Afebabalola University community, Ekiti State Government Secretariat etc from which 174 copies were analysed using frequency and percentage table …READ MORE …

ROLE OF MODERN TECHNOLOGY IN ACHIEVING COMMUNICATION EFFICIENCY IN NIGERIA

Abstract The study seek out to examine the role of modern technology in achieving communication efficiency in nigeria with much emphasis on the positive effects of new media (modern media) on the old media or traditional mass media in today’s practice especially in news gathering, writing, processing and dissemination. The new media which simply represented by the internet embedded with some facilities or applications like: electronic mail, social media, search engines, video sharing platform, digital camera, laptop, smartphones and lots more have changed the conventional face and practice in old mass media like: radio, television, newspaper and magazine not only in …READ MORE …

MULTI NATIONAL COMPANIES AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES IN THEIR HOST COMMUNITIES

Abstract Social responsibility is one of the philosophies of management and public relations functions expected of any company who wish to survey in his hosting community. It implies that the company sees the community where it producing has its own by assisting and supporting where necessary so that the community will know that the company shares their problems. The research therefore examines multi-national companies and their social responsibilities in their host communities with a focus on Shell Company in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. The research is anchored on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) theory which has the classical view and the socioeconomic …READ MORE …

ROLE OF RADIO IN MOBILISING ELECTORATE TOWARDS PARTICIPATING IN 2016 ONDO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION IN AKURE

Abstract The flexibility of radio makes it a unique tool in reaching diverse audience including those in rural area on socio-economy and political matters. It is on this notion that this examines the role of radio in mobilising electorate towards participating in 2016 Ondo state Governorship election in Akure. 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 the citizens …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND YOUTUBE AS AN EMERGING MEDIA OF POLITICAL COMMUNICATION IN NIGERIA

Abstract The media may not tell us what to think but it may tell us what to think about, this is the cardinal assumption on which the Agenda Setting Theory of the media revolved and it is on this that the research is anchored because one of the core ingredients of election is to mobilize many supporters because election is a game of majority and whoever has the majority carry the ballot. However, getting the majority requires lots of efforts and one of such efforts is to involve the mass media. It is on this notion that this research examined …READ MORE …

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF AUDIENCE PERCEPTION OF NTA AND BRTV AMONG STUDENTS

Abstract Video and audio quality, contents and ownership structured of the media organisation have been some determinant factors on media preference of the people, this is evident in the submission of the previous literature examined including this research on the comparative study of audience perception of NTA and BRTV Maiduguri: A Study Final year Students of Unimaid Students. The study is anchored on Perception Theory, Uses and Gratification Theory and Source Credibility Theory to give depth to the research. The research also used survey research method coupled with 200 copies of questionnaires that were administered to respondents in UNIMAID among …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF ONLINE NEWS ON THE READERSHIP OF HARDCOPY NEWSPAPERS (A study of University of Lagos Students)

Abstract The research examines the impact of online news on the readership of hardcopy newspapers among University of Lagos students. Reading from online news websites, blogs, 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, led to the sales of few copies of newspaper due to the fact that people read news as it breaks not necessarily waiting until another day to read from newspaper. The survey method was adopted coupled with 200 copies of questionnaires that were administered …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF NIGERIA MOVIE INDUSTRIES IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACT This study examined the impact of Nigeria home movie industries on national development: problems and prospects using movie industries and movie viewers in Asaba as a case study. Survey research methodology was adopted while one hundred copies of the questionnaire were administered to the selected respondents within Movie Industries and movie viewers in Asaba metropolis. Findings have established that Nigeria home movie industries are promoting our cultural values, it builds youths talents. Also, poor funding of movie industries, inadequate production equipment, poor scripting, poor story research and the advent of ICT have been described as the major problems facing …READ MORE …

ASSESSMENT OF NEWSPAPER READERSHIP OF FASHION PAGES AMONG UNILAG STUDENTS

ABSTRACT This paper explores the impact of reading newspapers in the life of students of the University of Lagos, especially the fashion and style pages of the selected newspapers and why they were being read by students. The Survey research method was adopted for this study and 250 copies of questionnaires were distributed. The number of retrieved questionnaire was 220 copies, representing 88% response rate. The report showed that students of UNILAG attached great importance to the reading of fashion stories and styles on the pages of the selected newspapers which are Sunday Punch, Sunday Vanguard and Sunday Sun. The …READ MORE …

PLACE OF DIGITAL CAMERA ON THE PRACTICE OF MODERN PHOTOJOURNALISM (A case study of the Punch newspaper and Tell Magazine)

Abstract The research examined the role of digital camera on the practice of modern photojournalism using the Punch Newspaper and Tell Magazine as a case study. However, it is obvious that photographs play a very prominent role in magazine, newspaper and the world of print in general as it helps to draw the attention to the readers. However, the development of digital camera in this century has improved and enhanced the job performance of photojournalists which has translated to the quality newspapers and magazine locally and globally. Also, the most obvious difference between digital and film camera is the ongoing …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF ANIMATED CARTOONS ON THE BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN IN IKEJA CITY

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction 1.1 Backgrounds to the Study           Childhood as a stage in the human life cycle encompasses a period of  phenomenal biological, physiological, psychological, and social growth. Between infancy and the beginning of adolescence, about age twelve, the human acquires major life skills the ability to walk, talk, read, care for oneself, and come to know the world around him or her. During this time, the child first encounters the major agents of socialization:  the family, peers, schools, and media.

NEWSPAPER READERSHIP WITHIN ILORIN METROPOLIS

Abstract The study examined newspaper readership in Ilorin metropolis especially at the free readers’ joints in Post Office Area, Emirs’ Road Oja Oba Sobi Junction Garage with the intention to know why people gather every morning to know the latest information, locally and nationally and how the newspapers contents they are reading are affecting and influencing them. The study is anchored on Agenda Setting and Individual Difference Theory. Cross sectional survey research method is used while 120 copies of questionnaires were administered to respondents using quota sampling technique, out of which 108 copies were turned for analysis. The data collected …READ MORE …

Impact of TV Advertisement on Children Buying Behaviour

Abstract The research examined the effect of television commercials (adverts) on children with a particular focus on Kunike Nursery and Primary School Osogbo, Osun state as a case study. Television being an audiovisual medium that mirrors reality is capable of influencing the psychological perspective of children and adolescents because children tend to cultivate what they watch in television according to Geoge Gerbner.  Also children are influenced by the advertiser’s promise that the product or service will benefit them. Survey research method was adopted with 100 children as sample size that are between the age of 5-15. The results revealed that …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF VIOLENT FILMS ON ADOLESCENT SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

Abstract The studey is set out to examine the influence of violent films on adolescent social behaviour. Gerbner once said that heavy Tv viewers will cultivate the perception of reality portrayed by the television i.e Heavy viewing of violence movies among children and adolescent tend to arouse violence behaviour or attitude in children. Other theories used include but not limited to the cultivation theory, learning theory, aggressive cue theory, catharsis theory and behaviour theory was used to substantiate the conceptual and empirical studies. Survey research method was adopted in which 200 respondents majorly children in primary 3 – 6 were …READ MORE …

APPRAISAL OF COPYRIGHT LAW AWARENESS AMONG STUDENTS ON THE INTERNET MATERIALS

Abstract The Larger percentage of undergraduates pay less attention to copyright law or intellectual property, plagiarism, fair use, paraphrasing and how to deal with them especially as it related to internet publications and materials. The research, therefore, aims at appraising copyright law awareness among students on the internet publication among Kwara State University, Malete with the sole objective to know if Internet publications or materials enjoy copyright law or not and to what extent, because plagiarism is a criminal offense in an academic sphere. However, referencing internet publications and materials with appropriate citations is one of the gimmicks used to …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF RADIO ON THE VOTING BEHAVIOUR OF ELECTORATE IN THE 2016 EDO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION

Abstract The study examined the impact of radio on the voting behaviour of the electorate in the 2016 Edo state governorship election with a particular focus on Benin City. 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 …READ MORE …

Analysis of Challenges facing Freedom of Information in Nigeria

Abstract The study is set out to analyse the challenges facing freedom of information in Nigeria because there are legal and social problems that have continued to restrain the Nigerian journalists from adequate and effective news reporting and dissemination. These laws are meant to dictate to journalists what they should and should not publish or broadcast. Whether in a military or a civilian government, these laws are always there to serve the objectives of the powers that be, and to brow beat the press. In the past military dictatorships many journalists suffered all sorts of deprivations and molestations. However, when …READ MORE …

PROJECTS ON 2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA

 SOCIAL MEDIA AS EMERGING TOOLS FOR POLITICAL PARTICIPATION IN NIGERIA (A study of 2015 Presidential Election)   Abstract The study examined the influence of social media as emerging tool for political participation in Nigeria. (A study of 2015 Presidential Election). The emergency and proliferation of social media otherwise known as citizen media has reshaped political education and mobilization in Nigeria. It offers platform for political debates, cyber activism, political campaign and political mobilization. Survey research method was used coupled with 300 copies of questionnaires that were administered to the three tertiary institutions from Ogun state i.e Federal University of Agriculture, …READ MORE …