ROLE OF COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERS IN POLITICAL AWARENESS IN BORIPE LOCAL GOVERNMENT, OSUN STATE

Basically the study focuses attention on the Role of Community Newspaper in Political Awareness with a case study of Boripe Local Government. Newspaper has over the years performs a very crucial role in the socio- political and economic development of Nigeria since the first community newspaper of Iwe Iroyin Fun Awon Egba. Newspaper often referred to as the fourth estate of realm because of the power they wield and the oversight functions. The researcher used survey research method alongside questionnaires to elicit responses from selected 125 respondents from five communities of Iree, Ada, Iragbiji, Aagba and Ororuwo. However, responses from …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF RADIO BROADCASTING ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT

The research is set out to examine the impact of radio broadcasting on rural development with a particular focus on Anaye Community in Ilesha. All over the world, radio is known to be a very powerful tool for development. In Nigeria today, we have so many radio stations but most of our rural communities are still under developed. This research therefore, aimed at finding out some other roles which the radio is supposed to play in order to facilitate the development of our rural communities. Since the radio is by no means a small instrument for community development, it is …READ MORE …