ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN CURBING THE SPREAD OF EBOLA VIRUS AMONG UNILAG STUDENTS

The research examines the role of social media in curbing the spread of ebola virus using Facebook users who are students of University of Lagos. It is observed that in this era of Information and Communication Technology, social media especially facebook, and twitter 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. Social media has in the recent time turn the citizen not only as information consumers but also as information distributors which is now known as “Citizen Journalism”. Survey research …READ MORE …

CONTRIBUTIONS OF BROADCAST MEDIA IN CURBING EBOLA VIRUS IN NIGERIA

The research examines the contributions of broadcast media in curbing the spread of Ebola virus in Nigeria and particularly in Lagos and other cities. It was established that one of the means used to contained ebola when it first reported in Nigeria was through communication particularly broadcast media through various sensitization and enlightenment programmes and news, this helps to debunk rumour and superstition attached to the virus. Survey research method was adopted in which 100 copies of questionnaires were administered and 90 were returned. Respondents were drawn using non-probability technique. Also, the data were analysed and interpreted using table, frequency …READ MORE …

DRAMA AS A TOOL FOR PROMOTING EBOLA VIRUS AWARENESS

The research examined the contributions of drama programme to the prevention of ebola disease in Nigeria. One of the means used to contained ebola spread in Nigeria is through dramatic communication. Survey research method was adopted in which 100 copies of questionnaires were administered and 90 were returned. Respondents were drawn using probability technique. Also, the data were analysed and interpreted using table, frequency and percentage method. Respondents submitted that drama progrmammes on radio, television and in a normal movies helped to curb ebola spread in Nigeria and Lagos state in particular where the disease first break out. It was …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF AGOGO EEWO HOME VIDEO ON PROPAGATION OF NIGERIAN CULTURE

The research is geared toward finding out the impact of Agogo Eewo home video on propagation of Nigerian culture. Survey research method was adopted in which 120 copies of questionnaires were administered and 114 were returned. Respondents were drawn using probability technique. Also, the data were analysed and interpreted using table, frequency and percentage method. Respondents submitted that they watch movies regularly and it is deduced that many of the respondents have watched Agogo-eewo in the last 6 to10 years ago. The movie is said to propagate Nigerian culture through the use of Nigeria language and attires. It is recommended …READ MORE …

News project topics

Below are the new project topics we are currently working on. Please tell us if you need any of this topics. 1.  Influence  of social media on covid19 pandemics in Nigeria. 2. Influence of Facebook on the menice of coronavirus in Nigeria 3. Application of Tweeter as a tool in the hand of Nigerian politicians during Covid19. 4. Uses of Tweeter among politicians as a tool for breaking news in 2020 5.  Uses of Instagram and YouTube as a tool for breaking news during covid19 6. Uses of TV as an instrument for reporting coronavirus in Nigeria 7.Radio as a …READ MORE …