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 …