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Reexamining the Power of the Media: Is the Audience really King?

For many years, researchers have attempted to ascertain the role of audience members in media content production and distribution, especially in the midst of commercialization and overbearing advertisers. This paper probes the power of the media to sell audience members as products to advertisers bearing in mind the age of digital technologies that provide a multiplicity of options for members of the audience to not only consume, but to choose and to determine what they want to ...

Reassessing the Power of the Media: Is the Audience really King?

For many years, researchers have attempted to ascertain the role of audience members in media content production and distribution, especially in the midst of commercialization and overbearing advertisers. This paper probes the power of the media to sell audience members as products to advertisers bearing in mind the age of digital technologies that provide a multiplicity of options for members of the audience to not only consume, but to choose and to determine what they want to consume.

All About STYLISTICS

Stylistics ensemble at hand guide

Pragmatics Guide 1

A guide to Pragmatics with sample

Discourse analysis elements Terms

Discourse analysts most times find it out to pin point elements to watch out in a discourse. Here, the researcher has carefully outlined some elements to watch out which will serve as one of the best materials in exploring the scope of discourse analysis.

ADOPTIONOF DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL AMONG NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS

ABSTRACTThis study examined the adoption of digital distribution channels among Nigerian Newspapers. The study covers both online and offline newspapers. In carrying out this research, 50 newspapers’ website were examined, using the content analysis method. The findings indicate that the newspapers adopted 22 out of 24 digital distribution channels available online and offline. Most of newspaper websites examined adopted social media distribution channel with Facebook as the most extensivel...

Print Media Reportage of the Alavanyo Nkonya conflict: a content analysis of Daily Graphic and Ghanaian Times Newspapers.

Print media is one of the medium through which information is disseminated to audiences. The study looked at Daily Graphic and Ghanaian Times reportange of the Alavanyo-Nkonya conflict. Sixty editions of the two selected newspapers;Daily Graphic and Ghanaian Times Newspapers were used within a period of four years.The study employed content analysis within the quantitative approach. Content analysis was used to analyze stories contained in the sample newspapers. In applying content analysis, ...

THE CONTRIBUTION OF FOLKISM TO MEANINGFUL THEMATIC EXPLORATION IN NIGERIAN PLAYWRITING

Over the decades, Nigerian playwrights have written plays devoid of folk materials such as myths, legends, folktales, folksongs, folkdances and other indigenous materials that can contribute effectively to the relevance of themes explored in Nigerian playwriting. In this direction, the study examines Sam Ukala’s theory of Folkism as it relates to playwriting in Nigeria. In doing this, content analysis was applied for its methodology. In the process, literary research instruments were used f...

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AND LOYALTY OF MTN & GLO SUBSCRIBERS BASED IN AKURE

ABSTRACTThe concept of customer satisfaction occupies a central position in marketing thought and practice. Satisfaction is a major outcome of marketing activity and serves to link processes culminating in purchase and consumption with post-purchase phenomena such as attitude change, repeat purchase, and brand loyalty. Customer satisfaction has been a subject of great interest to organizations and researchers alike. The principal objective of organizations is to maximize profits and to minimi...

THE EFFECTS OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND OTHER GRAPHICAL ILLUSTRATIONS ON NEWSPAPER READERSHIP AMONG NIGERIAN STUDENTS: A STUDY OF RUFUS GIWA POLYTECHNIC STUDENTS

THE EFFECTS OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND OTHER GRAPHICAL ILLUSTRATIONS ON NEWSPAPER READERSHIP AMONG NIGERIAN STUDENTS: A STUDY OF RUGIPO STUDENTSABSTRACTThe issue of newspaper readership is a major issue that newspaper publishers are daily concerned with because the end point of all effort put into the production of dailies is that the target audience should purchase and read it, the former being of much more interest to the publishers. Over the years there has been several academic debates as to the ...

ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION IN NIGERIA; A RESTORATION APPROACH IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF ROBERT FRODEMAN

Humankind’s quest for the control of nature has led to the waging of unwinnable wars over natural forces and manifestations. Nigeria is challenged by some environmental problems just like other parts of the world and the consequences are alarming as damages done to the environment have become evidently noticeable. Nigeria has a total land area of 983,213 square kilometers occupied by about 120 Million people and the interaction of these millions of people with the environment has left an in...

Cross Border Crimes: the role of community policing

AbstractThis research work was undertaken to examine the role of community policing in controlling Cross Border Crimes. These crimes such as human trafficking, smuggling of Small Arms and Light Weapons and trafficking in narcotises have effects on the security of affected counties like Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon and Togo. Dealing with these problems has become a source of major concern to the states to have the need to come together to control these crime. Thework was intended to achieve the...

NIGERIA-SOUTH AFRICA RELATIONS 1990-2010

ABSTRACTThis study evaluates Nigeria-South Africa relations, from the period South Africa embraced democratizations as her government policy. The study focuses on the bilateral relationship shared between both nations with emphasis on politics, economics, military and socio cultural people to people interactions shared between individuals from both nations. The study traces the historical development and antecedents, by giving a background buildup of the uniqueness of both countries in respec...

ÌTÀN AYÉ ỌLÁDẸ̀JỌ ÒKÉDÌJÍ

It's the biography of  ỌLÁDẸ̀JỌ ÒKÉDÌJÍ,a popular Yoruba author.

Demographic survey of audience of tambaya mabudin Ilimi in Dala local Government Kano State.

The work of this research is divided into five (5) chapters.  First chapter dealt with the introduction of the course, statement of the problem, aims and objectives.  Research questions were drawn, significance, scope and limitation as well as definition of Key terms are provided.Chapter Two (2) of the work reviewed the literature on Mass Communication, Mass Media and broadcast media from various work of different scholars on the term Mass Communication. Theoretical frame work (social categ...


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