INFLUENCE OF EMAIL AS AN EFFECTIVE TOOL FOR JOURNALISM

ABSTRACT: This study examined the influence of E-Mail  as an effective tool for Journalism. However, Information and Communication Technology such as the Internet, email (Gmail, Yahoomail,), search engines (Google and Yahoo), social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc) etc have positively contributed to the information gathering, dissemination and communication efficiency among media practitioners. Feedback are responsive and effective more than ever before in the history of print and broadcasting thereby making the broadcast media more interactive. A survey research method was adopted and questionnaire was used to elicit respondents within Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) using accidental sampling technique. The data were analyzed in descriptive statistics. Finding shows that journalists use email largely especially in sending news reports mostly the visuals etc. It was recommended that media organizations should embrace Internet, email and social media in carrying out their duties as it enhances effective communication while email login details should be kept secret to avoid been used by the unauthorized persons.

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