USES AND IMPLICATIONS OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON PRESS OBJECTIVITY

Abstract The study investigated the uses and implications of social media on press objectivity with a focus on NUJ, Osogbo. The proliferation of information communication technology and emergence of social media have made it possible to find out about events without actually being there. Journalists can report news across the world over the internet while citizen can also report event without necessarily a graduate of media or journalism. To achieve this study, a critical review to related literature, conceptual framework was made. The study was also anchored on Technological determinism and Source Credibility. Survey research method was used while data …READ MORE …