INFLUENCE OF NEW MEDIA ON INFORMATION ACQUISITION AMONG UNDERGRADUATES

In this era of Information and communication technology, blogging, social media – YouTube, facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Instagram u and many others 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 otherwise known as citizens journalism.This investigated the influence of new media on information acquisition by undergraduates in Lead City University. New media has in the recent time turn the citizen not only as information consumers but also as information distributor which is now known as “Citizen Journalism”. Most citizens own their …READ MORE …