IMPACT OF ONLINE NEWS ON THE READERSHIP OF HARDCOPY NEWSPAPERS

The research examines the impact of online news on the readership of hardcopy newspapers among University of Lagos students. Reading from online news websites, blogs, social media are on the increase among students as technology is becoming more advanced to the extent that students can access newspaper online using their Smartphone, GPRS enable phone, therefore, led to the sales of few copies of newspaper due to the fact that people read news as it breaks not necessarily waiting until another day to read from newspaper. The survey method was adopted coupled with 200 copies of questionnaires that were administered within …READ MORE …