Nigerian Journalism today, is in deep crisis of credibility.
As a result of individual, organizational, environmental and societal
challenges, most of the cherished norms and values of the profession
have been abused, violated and debased. A return to the traditional
values of truthfulness, neutrality and impartiality may return the lost
glory… According to Adaja, (2012) citing Zandberg and Neiger (2005)
citing a survey done among Israeli Journalists in 2003 by Tsfaty and
Lasswellian model of mass communication has been able to show
in clear term that monopoly of mass communication process serves the
dominant force of every society. Since it suggest a one line of
communication which was debunk by two and multi-stage theory of
communication, lasswellian model has shown in an unmistakable manner the
chequered history of Nigeria media development in terms of its
adjustment to different vagaries of the environment in the face of the
explosion in comm...
The project focuses on the
importance of public relations in engendering corporate peace and harmony.
Industrial harmony presupposes a situation where the employees and management
co-operate willingly for corporate objectives. In the review of various literatures,
it is explained that crisis in industrial relations environment will no doubt
has a multiplier effects on the economy and other negative consequences. There will be a loss in national output, fall
in Gross Domestic p...
It is not news to say that the image
of public service is fraught with red tapism, tribalism, nepotism, quota
system, ethnicity and geo-political zone concept. In fact, the issue of federal character (1999
Constitution, S. 14(3) which is a deliberate policy of federal government aimed
at ethnic balancing in public sector (Inyang, 2000:142) has resulted in the
sacrifice of professionalism, quality service, merit, and standard for a
myopic, selfish and patronage public service. It is wi...
issue of ministerial appointment in Nigeria has become a “special meal ticket”, where whosoever gets the plum appointment is
made for life or better still, as some people would say, has arrived. The
person begins to call the shot, easy money follows, and becomes connected with
people in the position of authority and most importantly, juicy contracts come
his/her way. This is so because appointive or elective position in Nigeria
confers on the person a special status.