ABSTRACT: The primary objective of this study was to evaluate NBC as a machinery for policing & regulating broadcasting. In this research, African Independent Television (AIT) is being studied on how they make their operation conform to the regulation guiding them. This study was anchored on Social Responsibility Theory. A quantitative research design was used in which a cross-sectional survey research method was adopted while the data collection instrument was questionnaire. The respondents were selected using purposive sampling technique. Equally, the data were analyzed using descriptive statistics (frequency and percentage method)while the collected data were presented with the aid of tables. Findings indicated that NBC operations often affected AIT which usually led to inccdecent banning of AIT or some of its programme, such as the banned that occured immediatly President Mohammdu Bahari wasswore-in in 2015 over documentaries it air titled Real Buhari and Lion of the Budelioun. The study thus, recommended that NBC should endeavour to give room to the fair hearing in their rules and regulation as well as sanction where appropriate with favour.
Keywords: REGULATING BROADCASTING
“NBC AS A MACHINERY FOR POLICING & REGULATING BROADCASTING“
WHAT TO EXPECT: (Format: MS WORD, Chapter 1-5, Abstract, Table of Contents, Questionnaire and References)