APPRAISAL OF SMARTPHONE AS AN EFFECTIVE FEEDBACK INSTRUMENT

The study appraised of smartphone as an effective feedback instrument using Unique FM 103.1, Ilesha as a reference point. Feedback makes communication a continuous process, as it has the capacity to change the course and pattern of communication encountered between persons or among individuals. Feedback is a very important yardstick for measuring audience acceptance and participation in programmes. The study was anchored on Gatekeeping Theory. Survey research method was adopted coupled with questionnaire as data collection instrument in eliciting data needed from the sample. The sample was drawn using sample random sampling. The data collected were analysis using frequency and …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF PRIVATIZATION ON NIGERIA CITIZENS

This study investigated the influence of privatization on Nigeria citizens. Following the privatization of broadcast industry in 1992 by the Babangida regime. Broadcasting was an exclusive central government preserve so that the entry of private players in the industry necessitates an appraisal with a view towards ascertaining the benefits that had accrued since the liberalization of the sector. The study was anchored on Libertarian Theory and Diffusion of Innovation Theory. Survey research method was adopted while questionnaires was used as date collection instrument. The study quota sampling as a non-probability to select respondents residing in Osun State polytechnic Community Iree. …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF COMMUNICATION IN ORGANIZATION

The study investigated the influence of communication in organization using Osun State Polytechnic, Iree as a reference. Communication is the basis of human interaction and development since no human being can survive in isolation of others as effective communication fostering unity, understanding and general development. The research was anchored on Communication Models and Communication Processing Theory. The study adopted survey research method with questionnaires were adopted to elicits data from the respondents within Osun State Polytechnic, Iree who were mainly students, teaching and  non-teaching  staffs that were selected using simple random sampling technique. The data collected were analysed and interpreted …READ MORE …

ASSESSMENT OF THE INFLUENCE OF INTERNET ON THE PRACTICE OF JOURNALISM

The study assessed the influence of internet on the practice of journalism especially its positive influence on traditional mass media in today’s practice particularly in gathering and dissemination of information. The internet embedded with some facilities or applications like: electronic mail, social media, search engines, video conferencing, video call, chart room, video phone and lots more has changed the conventional face and practice in old mass media. The study was anchored by Technology Determinism Theory and Social Viral Model. Survey research method coupled with questionnaire to elicit data from the respondents within journalists in Osun state were adopted. Simple random …READ MORE …

PROSPECTS OF COMMUNICATION IN ORGANIZATIONAL EFFICIENCY

The study investigated the prospects of communication in organizational efficiency using Osun State Polytechnic, Iree as a reference. Communication is the basis of human interaction and development since no human being can survive in isolation of others as it fosters unity, understanding and general development. The study was anchored on  Communication Models and Communication Processing Theory. Survey research method with questionnaires were adopted to elicits data from the respondents within Osun State Polytechnic, Iree who were mainly students, teaching and  non-teaching  staffs that were drawn using simple random sampling technique. The data collected were analysed and interpreted using frequency and …READ MORE …

ANALYSIS OF RADIO IN REALIZING MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS (MDGs) IN AKWA IBOM STATE

The study analyzed radio in realizing Millennium Development Goals (MDGS) in Akwa Ibom state. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals are 8 goals that all 189 UN Member States have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2015. The United Nations Millennium Declaration, signed in September 2000 commits world leaders to combat poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation, and discrimination against women. The research is anchored on Developmental Media Theory and Agenda Setting Theory. Cross sectional survey research method was used in which 100 copies of questionnaires were administered within two radio stations in Akwa Ibom state i.e Atlantic …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF MASS MEDIA IN FIGHTING AGAINST CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA

The study investigated the influence of mass media in fighting against corruption in Nigeria. It is emphasis that campaign against corruption has been one of the focuses of President Muhammadu Buhari since the assumption of office in May 29, 2015 because the media is seen as the fourth estate of the realm and watch dog of the people in power. The research was anchored on Social Responsibility Media. However, research used cross sectional survey method in carrying out this research with the use of questionnaire as a research tool. The data collected were analysed using descriptive statistics (frequency percentage and …READ MORE …

SOCIAL MEDIA AS PLATFORM FOR POLITICAL EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: APPRAISAL OF STUDY OF FACEBOOK AND TWITTER

The research investigated social media as platform for political education in Nigeria: Appraisal of Facebook and Twitter. The increase use of social media in this digital era has redefined the scope of political communication in Nigeria. Social media offer platform for political debates, and political mobilization. The study was anchored on Technological Determinism and Social Viral Model. Survey research method was adopted in which data were collected among Bingham University students using questionnaire. Four hundred (400) questionnaires were distributed, out of which three hundred and sixty (360) copies were retrieved and analysed. The data collected were analysis using Frequency and …READ MORE …

PROSPECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA AS TOOLS FOR POLITICAL PARTICIPATION IN NIGERIA

The study explores prospects of social media as tools for political participation in Nigeria. The proliferation of social media has reshaped political education and mobilization in Nigeria as it offers platform for political debates, cyber activism, political campaign and political mobilization. The study was anchored by Technology Determinism Theory. Quantitative research design was used in which cross-sectional survey method was adopted while the data collection instrument was questionnaire. 300 copies of questionnaires that were administered to the three tertiary institutions from Ogun state i.e   Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Babcock University, Ileshan and Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere. Findings have shown …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA AS AGENDA SETTER TOOLS IN ELECTION

The study investigated the influence of social media as agenda setter tools in election. The rising of social media otherwise known as citizen media in this digital era have transformed the socio- economic and particularly political development of Nigeria as it offers platform for political debates, political campaign and political mobilization especially in Election. Cross sectional survey research method was adopted in which data were collected among residents in Obubra L.G using questionnaire as a data collection tool. Two hundred (200) copies of questionnaires were distributed, out of which, one hundred and ninety two (192) copies were retrieved and analysed. …READ MORE …