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  • 1. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF NEWSPAPER COVERAGE OF ELECTRICITY IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background of the Study One of the major energy challenges in the world today is ensuring access to clean and sustainable energy in developing countries. International Energy Agency IEA (2010) estimated that in 2008 about 1.4 billion people in the world lacked access to electricity of which 587 million were in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA). Most of these people ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  698 engagements | 

  • 2. MASS MEDIA AND POLITICAL MOBILIZATION: AN ASSESSMENT OF DEMOCRACY IN PRACTICE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0   Background of the study Political development in Nigeria has taken a centre stage in recent times. This is anchored on the fact that since May 29, 1999, the country has maintained a stable democratic dispensation. The mass media have exerted, and are still exerting great influence on a wide range of political and social issues as powerful communication tools. On t...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  662 engagements | 

  • 3. SOCIETAL IMPACT OF CORRUPTION IN THE JOURNALISM PRACTICES

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0     Background of the Study As a profession that serves the interest of the public, journalists have vast responsibilities everyday facing challenges that test their ethical values and responsibility to truth telling. Despite professional code of ethic, most Journalists  violate the rules by accepting bribe (brown envelope) while covering news or features. This in...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  839 engagements | 

  • 4. RESIDENTS' PERCEPTION OF THE CREDIBILITY OF SELECT ONLINE NEWSPAPERS

    » ABSTRACT This research was carried out to ascertain Uyo resident's perception of the credibility of select online newspapers (PUNCH and Vanguard). The main objective of the study was to find out their perception of the credibility of select online newspapers. The survey method was adopted for the study. The population of the study was 427,436 being the population of the residents of Uyo and the sa...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  420 engagements | 

  • 5. BROADCAST CONTENTS AND LISTENERS' CHOICE OF PROGRAMMES ON SELECT PRIVATE RADIO S...

    » ABSTRACT This study was set to determine broadcast contents and listeners' choice of programmes on select private radio stations in Uyo metropolis. It however used Planet and Comfort Fm as a case study. To achieve this, five objectives and research questions was drawn to guide the study. The survey method was used for the study. The population of this study were listeners in Uyo metropolis which a...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  529 engagements | 

  • 6. COVERAGE OF DEVELOPMENT NEEDS OF RURAL COMMUNITIES BY SELECT LOCAL NEWSPAPERS

    » ABSTRACT The study looked at the Coverage of Development Needs of Rural Communities by Select Local Newspapers. The content analysis research method was used for this study with population of 120 newspapers. Data were gathered using coding sheet and newspapers published within July through December, 2017. The objectives of the study were to: find out the level of prominence given to coverage of de...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  402 engagements | 

  • 7. THE ROLE OF THE MASS MEDIA IN PROMOTING ANTI-CORRUPTION CAMPAIGNS

    » INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background of the Study Mass media provide information for people at large so that there is acceptance of an idea to create interest. Mass media have come to occupy the position of eminence in the world today as it constitutes the nexus that controls the over all socio economic and political Development of every society. Without the media which, according to Okunna (20...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  729 engagements | 

  • 8. POVERTY ALLEVIATION PROGRAMME AS A STRATEGY OF IMPROVING NIGERIA’S ECONOMY

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      Background of the study A major global human problem of our time which along with the environmental threats that weighs heavily on our planet and on the future of human society is poverty, poverty generally is a popular research and development topic in recent years at both local and global levels.The local situation is perhaps best captured by the activitie...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  0 engagements | 

  • 9. ASSESSMENT OF COMMUNICATION AS A STRATEGIC PUBLIC RELATION

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction Communication is regarded as effective tools in public relation. Most organizations in Nigeria today tend to perform poorly due to lack of information dissemination strategies. According Richter, (2000), communication is the process of meaningful interaction among human beings. It is the act of passing information and the process by which meanings are exchanged so as t...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  365 engagements | 

  • 10. INFLUENCE OF ADVERTISING ON CONSUMERS’ PURCHASING BEHAVIOUR OF TOOTHPASTE BRAN...

    » INTRODUCTION The study looked at the influence of advertising on consumers’ purchasing behaviour of toothpaste in Uyo Urban. The survey research method was used for this study with population of 436,606. Data were gathered using questionnaire from four hundred respondents. However, three hundred and eighty copies were completed and returned valid for the study. The objectives of the study were t...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  384 engagements | 

  • 11. NEWSPAPER COVERAGE OF DRUG ABUSE IN NIGERIA A STUDY THREE SELECTED NEWS PAPERS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the Study             In distant past, the people that lived as families and clans in villages and towns communicated among themselves with different communication media. From the Stone Age up to the present computer generation, communication has been a tool with which to interact and sustain individuals and societies in general.  ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  312 engagements | 

  • 12. TRADITIONAL COMMUNICATION AND PROMOTION OF GOOD HEALTH HABITS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the Study             In distant past, the people that lived as families and clans in villages and towns communicated among themselves with different communication media. From the Stone Age up to the present computer generation, communication has been a tool with which to interact and sustain individuals and societies in general.  ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  299 engagements | 

  • 13. DRAMA AS A TOOL FOR ADDRESSING GENDER INEQUALITY IN NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT Gender inequality has eaten deep, destroying human and socio cultural harmony in Nigeria. Discussions on this issue have taken over almost every media in the system especially drama. This research is an analysis of the cultural, religious and societal practices that are discriminatory and oppressive of the female gender. The study is based on qualitative research design and the methodolog...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  291 engagements | 

  • 14. THE INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT ON MEDIA ETHICS AMONGST JOURNALIST

    » ABSTRACT This study sought to find out the influence of social environment on media ethics amongst journalist in Uyo metropolis. The objectives of the study were to: ascertain whether social environment influences news coverage; find out ways the social environment influence media ethics amongst journalists in Uyo metropolis; ascertain the factors that make up the social environment; and to identi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  312 engagements | 

  • 15. LOCAL NEWSPAPERS’ COVERAGE OF CHILD RIGHTS MATTERS

    » INTRODUCTION This study analysed local newspapers’ coverage of child rights matters in Akwa Ibom State. The specific objectives of the study include to: determine the frequency of coverage of child rights matters by local newspapers in Akwa Ibom; ascertain the prominence of the child rights stories published by the select local newspapers; determine the depth of child rights matters published in...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  199 engagements | 

  • 16. THE USE OF GSM AS A MEDIUM FOR LEARNING

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The world is fast becoming a global village and a necessary tool for the process of communication, which the telecommunication is a key element.  The recent development in the Smartphone communication in Nigeria has entirely changed the attitudes of the people. Most especially, the educated elite in our society are very much inter...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  323 engagements | 

  • 17. THE REFLECTIONS OF MODERNIZATION IN THE NIGERIAN MEDIA

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The broadcasting industry in Nigeria has come a long way from a humble beginning in 1959 and grown into a large industry. Attracting investments running into billions of naira. Today, the broadcast industry can boast of several radio and television stations allowing audience a variety of programmes. McQuail (2008:) notes that it is an act ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  205 engagements | 

  • 18. IMPACT OF RADIO IN PROPAGATING CULTURE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0       Background to the Study Radio is one to the mass media that ensure the promotion of culture in every society. It tends to broadcast the way in which society, nation, community or family live their life, and how people relate with one another. Cultural promotion is one of the basic functions of mass media, where people tend to learn and share their culture wi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  309 engagements | 

  • 19. CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS OF CAMPUS RADIO BROADCAST

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.0              Background to the study        The personal and unique character of radio makes it one of the most appealing and universal mass medium for participatory communication and development (Teer Tomaselli& De Villiers, 1998). Various researches avers that radio has the capacity to reach large audiences, both young and old, including those in ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  309 engagements | 

  • 20. SPECIAL TELEVISION PROGRAMMES AND MOVIES AS INSTRUMENT FOR SOCIAL CHANGE IN HIV/...

    » ABSTRACT This research titled: Special Television Programmes And Movies As Instrument For Social Change In HIV/AIDS Campaign: A Case Study Of Kaduna Metropolise, attempts to find the best way to stop or reduce to the barest minimum the spread of HIV/HIDS. It was established that home videos produced locally are the major Focus through which facts, figures, myths and messages about HIV/AIDS are tra...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  241 engagements | 

  • 21. IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN MANAGING BRAND REPUTATION IN CRISES

    » Abstract The research provides a conceptual and theoretical appraisal of the impact of social media in managing. As social media creates a 24/7 world of collaboration and interactivity, it is still treated as a threat rather than an influential asset by many companies. Consequently, for businesses and especially marketers it is essential to understand the power and influence of social media. It ha...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  276 engagements | 

  • 22. COMMUNICATION AS INDISPENSIBLE TOOL OF EFFECTIVE ADMINISTRATION

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF STUDY According Richter, (2000), communication is the process of meaningful interaction among human beings. It is the act of passing information and the process by which meanings are exchanged so as to produce understanding. Communication is a process which requires a sender, a message, a medium and a recipient. Though, the receiver may not be...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  331 engagements | 

  • 23. TELEVISION ADVERTISING AND CONSUMER PATRONAGE OF SOFT DRINKS

    » ABSTRACT This study examined television advertising and consumer patronage of soft drink in Uyo urban. The population of the study consisted of 436,606 persons. Using Taro Yamane formula, the sample for this study consisted of 400 persons who have acknowledged patronizing soft drink at one point in time. The study employed the use of survey with questionnaire as instrument for data collection. Fin...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  273 engagements | 

  • 24. JOURNALISTS' PERCEPTION OF THE CREDIBILITY OF CITIZEN JOURNALISM ON SOCIAL MEDIA...

    » ABSTRACT This study focused on journalists' perception of the credibility of citizen journalism on social media platforms. The population of the study consisted of 308 registered journalists in Uyo. The purposive sampling method was used to select 174 registered journalists as the sample. Data were gathered using the questionnaire from 174 respondents. However, 164 copies were completed and return...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  293 engagements | 

  • 25. THE EFFECTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON MUSIC ARTISTS, MUSIC CONSUMPTION...

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY The activities of social media have increased overtime with the advancement in the level of technology in Nigeria and its effect is in the life of music artist and the Nigeria music industry. It is evident that the development of social media on the Internet has considerably transformed the way people communicate with one another. According to a...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  425 engagements | 


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