An Evolution of Challenges And Opportunity Facing The Print Media In The Era Of Online Journalism.

ABSTRACT

The new media have offered print newspapers the opportunity to reach a wider range of readers through online versions, without any demographic or distribution problems. The advent of online newspapers has made access to news available to anyone who has access to the Internet with just a click of the mouse. However, while many developed and even developing countries are maximizing the potentials of the online versions of newspapers, how far have we gone in utilizing this technology in Nigeria, and what are the challenges that could hinder its effectiveness in our society? This paper therefore examines An Evolution of Challenges and Opportunity Facing the Print Media in the Era of Online Journalism. The study was carried out using the survey research methodology and questionnaire, interview, internet and books as forms of gathering data. Based on the findings of the study, the researcher made some recommendations to address some of the challenges of reading online and also proffered solutions on how to effectively harness the potentials of this medium.


      TABLE OF CONTENTS 
Cover  Page …………………………………………………………………………..i
Title page .....................................................................................................................ii 
Declaration.. ……………………………………………………………………..…. iii 
Dedication ................................................................................................................. iv 
Approval…………..................................................................................................... v 
Acknowledgements ……………………...………………………………..……….. vii 
List of Contents………………………………………………………..….……..….viii 
Abstract ……………………………………………………………………………. ix 
CHAPTER ONE: Introduction       
1.1 Background of the Study………………………………………………………..1 
1.2  Statement of the Problem ……………………………………………………... 9 
1.3  Objectives of the Study ………………………………………………………..10 
1.4  Research Questions …………………………………………………………….10 
1.5  Scope of the Study ……………………………………………………………..10  
1.6  Significance of the Study……………………………………………………… 11
1.7  Definition of Terms……………………………………………………………..11
CHAPTER TWO: Literature Review 
2.0 Preamble…………………………………………………………………………12
2.2 Theoretical frame work………………………………………………………….23 

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CHAPTER THREE: Research Methodology 
3.1 Research Design …………………………………………………………………24 
3.2 Population of the study…………………………………………………………..24 
3.3 Sample Size ……………………………………………………………………...24
3.4 Sampling technique………………………………………………………………25
3.5 Method of Data Collection …………………………………………………...…25
3.6 Method of Data Analysis………………………………………………………...26
CHAPTER FOUR: Data Presentation and Analysis 
4.1 Preamble  ………………………………………………………………………...27 
4.2 Analysis of Respondents’ Biodata……………………………………………….28 
4.3 Discussion of Findings / Answers to Research Questions ………………………36
CHAPTER FIVE: Summary, Conclusion and Recommendations 
5.1 Preamble …………………………………………………………………………38 
5.2 Summary of Findings ……………………………………………………………39
5.3 Conclusion……………………………………………………………………….39
5.4 Recommendations ………………………………………………………………39
References ………………………………………………………………………….. 40
Appendix …………………………………………………………………………….41


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APA

Sunday, M. & Grace, D (2018). An Evolution of Challenges And Opportunity Facing The Print Media In The Era Of Online Journalism.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-evolution-of-challenges-and-opportunity-facing-the-print-media-in-the-era-of-online-journalism

MLA 8th

Sunday, Micheal, and Dr Grace "An Evolution of Challenges And Opportunity Facing The Print Media In The Era Of Online Journalism." Afribary. Afribary, 22 Oct. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/an-evolution-of-challenges-and-opportunity-facing-the-print-media-in-the-era-of-online-journalism. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

MLA7

Sunday, Micheal, and Dr Grace . "An Evolution of Challenges And Opportunity Facing The Print Media In The Era Of Online Journalism.". Afribary, Afribary, 22 Oct. 2018. Web. 14 Apr. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/an-evolution-of-challenges-and-opportunity-facing-the-print-media-in-the-era-of-online-journalism >.

Chicago

Sunday, Micheal and Grace, Dr . "An Evolution of Challenges And Opportunity Facing The Print Media In The Era Of Online Journalism." Afribary (2018). Accessed April 14, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/an-evolution-of-challenges-and-opportunity-facing-the-print-media-in-the-era-of-online-journalism