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

Abstract 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 …READ MORE …