ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION OF JOURNALISTS TOWARDS INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study is set out to examine the attitude and perception of journalists towards investigative journalism in Nigeria using journalists in Osun state as the case study. Investigative journalism has stood as a distinct and a vibrant genre of journalism that goes beyond the ordinary daily news reporting, to bring hidden facts especially of greater public interest that someone is trying to cover. The study used survey method as a quantitative research while questionnaire was used to collect data from the journalists sampled in Osun state. findings show that many journalists in Osun state are not really interested because …READ MORE …