Research Papers/Topics in Communication And Language Art

Marginalising the Majority: Nigerian Newspapers’ Coverage of the Rural Sections in a Profit- Driven Economy

AbstractThe study examined the performance of Nigerian print media, in thecontext of neoliberalism, regarding their coverage of the less-urbansections as compared to the attention given to the urban centres. The socialresponsibility, developmental media, and social exclusion theoriesprovided the theoretical framework for the study. The Guardian, TheNigerian Tribune and The Vanguard—out of the national qualitynewspapers in Nigeria—were randomly selected for content analysis, whilesix repor...

The Nigerian Publics: Integrating Non-Modern and Modern Systems of Communication for Community Development

AbstractThe need to convey development messages in Nigeria makes it necessary to integrate indigenous and exogenous media, or non-modern and modern systems of communication. This strategy will make development messages easily accessible and comprehensible by different Nigerian publics, a mechanism for eliminating discrimination and alienation of particular communities from development messages. The paper argues that the converging indigenous, traditional and new media platforms would promote ...

A Translation Into English Of Spanish Document Titled" Guia Pais Ghana

ABSTRACT This project is a translation of a document titled Guía país Ghana (Guidebook to Ghana) from Spanish into English. Authored by the Commercial and Economic Office of Spain in Lagos, this source text is a broad-spectrum document presenting some vital statistics on Ghana in the area of industry and international relations among other topics. The choice of the document for our translation project is motivated by our desire to make known to our English audience the challenges...

Performance Of Nigerian Newspapers In Selected Political Crisis Situations

ABSTRACTThe press in a democratic setting sets the agenda for the society through newsreports, incisive features, editorials and commentaries. Previous studies on pressperformance, especially during political crisis situations, concentrated more on the extentof reports of such crises and rarely investigate the factors that influence the reportage. Thisstudy, therefore, evaluated the performance of the Nigerian newspapers in their coverage ofselected political crisis situations in terms of mag...

An Evaluation Of Communication Strategies Used In Polio Immunization Campaigns In Kaduna And Sokoto States, Nigeria

ABSTRACTOne of the fundamental factors that determine the success or failure of a behavioural changecampaign is the nature of communication strategies adopted by the change agent. Nigeria hasbeen declared a polio free nation, but scholarly attention has not been given to the role playedby communication strategies in the success of polio immunisation and eradication projects inNorthern Nigeria. This study, therefore, investigated the communication strategies used in polioimmunisation campaigns...

PERFORMANCE OF NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS IN SELECTED POLITICAL CRISIS SITUATIONS

The press in a democratic setting sets the agenda for the society through news reports, incisive features, editorials and commentaries. Previous studies on press performance, especially during political crisis situations, concentrated more on the extent of reports of such crises and rarely investigate the factors that influence the reportage. This study, therefore, evaluated the performance of the Nigerian newspapers in their coverage of selected political crisis situ...