Newspaper Readership Patterns in Ilorin Metropolis

The study examined newspaper readership within Ilorin metropolis especially at the free readers’ joints in Post Office Area, Emirs’ Road, Oja Oba, Sobi Junction Garage with the intention to know why people gather every morning to know the latest information, locally and nationally and how the newspapers contents they are reading are affecting and influencing them. While many do appear at those joints to pay a token amount of money to have access to all the daily newspapers brought to those newspapers’ stand. It is very obvious that the most widely read newspaper as far as Ilorin is concerned according …READ MORE …

NEWSPAPER READERSHIP PATTERNS IN NIGERIA

The study examined newspapers readership in Osun State with a careful look at the patterns and challenges facing readers particularly in Osogbo metropolis. The research focused major newspaper stands in Osogbo particularly in Oke-Fia, Old Garage, Gbemu and Ayetoro areas respectively. The study is anchored on Agenda Setting and Individual Difference Theory. Cross sectional survey research method is used while 120 copies of questionnaires were administered to respondents using quota sampling technique, out of which 108 copies were turned for analysis. The data collected were analysed using descriptive statistics (frequency and percentage method). Findings show that majority of respondents pay …READ MORE …