INFLUENCE OF MODERN COMMUNICATION GADGETS ON JOURNALISTS IN NIGERIA

Abstract The study investigated the influence of modern communication gadgets journalists in Nigeria. It is obvious that modern communication gadgets like internet, social media, smartphone etch elf journalists in news gathering and dissemination. The study was anchored on Mediamorphosis Theory and Technological Determination Theory emphasizing that as we move from old technology to the new ones, new technology influences the way we do things. A survey research method was used while the data collection instrument for this study was questionnaire. 100 respondents were purposively selected from the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ Chapel Anambra state.  Finding showed that, news gathering …READ MORE …