NEWSPAPER READERSHIP IN OSUN STATE: PATTERNS AND CHALLENGES

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-Fair, 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 …

NEWSPAPER READERSHIP PATTERN AMONG STUDENTS IN NIGERIA

The study examined newspaper readership pattern among students of IBBU, Lapai. The research focused on the students of IBBU Lapai in Niger state. The study was 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 97 copies were returned for analysis. The data collected were analysed using descriptive statistics (frequency and percentage method). Findings show that majority of respondents pay attention to news, sport, feature, terrorism matters more than any other items in the newspapers. The challenge the …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 …

INFLUENCE OF PHOTOGRAPHS ON READERS OF THE NIGERIAN OBSERVER NEWSPAPER IN BENIN CITY

The study examined the influence of photographs on the readers of the Nigerian observer newspaper in Benin City. It is obvious that photographs play a very prominent role in newspapers and the world of print media in general. It communicates messages even to the illiterates. Quantitative survey research method was adopted in which questionnaire was used as data collection instrument. Findings have shown that a newspaper without the use of photographs will be nothing but look like a letter or textbook and such publication cannot interest readers. Also, photographs draw the attention of the reader to the most prominent news …READ MORE …

NEWSPAPER READERSHIP WITHIN ILORIN METROPOLIS

The study examined newspaper readership in 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. 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 …READ MORE …