ANALYSING LOCAL RADIO STATIONS AS INSTRUMENT FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE

The study is set out to analyze local radio stations as instrument for community education and social change with a case study of RAVE 91.7 FM and Gold 95.5 FM respectively the primary objective of this research is to examine the extent at which RAVE 91.7 FM and Gold 95.5 FM serve as an agent of social change in Osogbo and its environs. The study was anchored on Social responsibility media theory and development media. Survey research method was used to select respondents within Osogbo and its environs. The study employed non-probability sampling technique to select two hundred and fifty …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF COMMUNITY RADIO STATION ON GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT

Radio as a member of the media family is an instrument for information dissemination. World over, the radio is known to be a very powerful tool for development. In the developed world, radio has been used for developmental purposes” and that “The radio is the singular medium that is most effective for mass mobilization”. In Nigeria today, we have so many radio stations but most of our rural communities are still under developed. This research therefore, aimed at finding out some other roles which the radio is supposed to play in order to facilitate the development of our rural communities. …READ MORE …