Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

RHETORIC OF POWER; POWER OF RHETORIC: DISCOURSE IMPLICATION OF MASS MEDIA JINGLES ON HIV/AIDS

ABSTRACT     Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) is a theory of language study that deals with how language relates to the social structure in term of power and dominance. It also investigates how ideological messages are passed on to the people through texts. This work has focused on the analysis of four selected media jingles (Couch Couples, Gender Equity Campaign, Peer Pressure and Stigma) using CDA with the aim of discovering how the media jingles influence HIV awareness and ...

ROLE OF “NA SO I SEE AM” PROGRAMME OF MURHI INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION (MITV) IN THE INTEGRATION OF YORUBA AND EGUN ETHNIC GROUPS

AbstractCommunication and culture are intertwined. This lies in the fact that they are relevant to the proper functioning and relationships of the different groups within the society. In this sense, the various ethnic groups can be brought together in common understanding of their differences, uniqueness and similarities particularly through broadcasting. This art of sharing and exchanging of information, ideas and meanings which communication is, is one unique attribute of humans especially ...

THE IMPACT OF RADIO BROADCASTING IN IMPROVING THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN NIGERIA (A STUDY OF ESBS/IMT POLY-AIR PROGRAMME)

ABSTRACTDevelopment is the process of moving the world or mobilizing communities as a whole to engage in the task of self improvement with the available resources.  This project work is mainly based on the theoretical and practical approach of the impact of radio broadcasting in improving the educational system in Nigeria. In this work, the researchers tried to evaluate the importance of radio broadcasting in improving educational system in Nigeria. This work is divided into five chapter...

REVOLUTIONARY AESTHETICS IN NGUGI AND MUGO’S THE TRIAL OF DEDAN KIMATHI AND HUSSEIN’S KINJEKETILE

ABSTRACTThe attempt in this study is to examine two notable East African plays, The Trial of Dedan Kimathi and Kinjeketile, against the background of revolutionary aesthetics as a means of socio-literary engagement. The work is comparative in nature. The realist dimensions in the realization of the theme of revolution are carefully examined including other major themes like oppression, exploitation, poverty, and so on. Copious inferences were drawn from the examination of the selected works. ...

ROLE OF NIGERIAN TELEVISION AUTHORITY IN THE MOBILIZATION OF THE ELECTORATE FOR POLITICAL ELECTIONS (A STUDY OF 2011 ELECTION IN MAKURDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, BENUE STATE)

AbstractThe aim of this study was to determine The role of Nigerian Television Authority in the mobilization of the electorates for political elections (A study of 2011 general elections in Makurdi Local Government Area). The study adopted the survey design using the questionnaire as the research instrument. The study addressed three research questions. The findings revealed among others that television has a major role in mobilizing citizens for political elections. The study recommended tha...

ROLE OF VISION AFRICA RADIO UMUAHIA, ON POLITICAL MOBILIZATION OF RURAL DWELLERS IN UMUAHIA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

AbstractThe study is geared toward finding out the role of vision Africa radio umuahia on political mobilization of rural dweller in umuahia north local government area. For this study, five rural villages in umuahia north local government area were studied. The importance of radio as the most mobilization media was universally acknowledged. This research project used survey research and its primary source of data collection for the study is the questionnaire which is formed from three main r...

THE ROLE OF SALT TELEVISION IN PROMOTING ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION IN ABAKALIKI URBAN

ABSTRACTThis study is aimed at determining the roles of salt television in promoting environmental sanitation in Abakaliki Urban. Thus, environmental sanitation of this state affects it and needs to be addressed.To this regards questionnaire and interview were used as the instrument of data collection. Survey method which is very relevant to social science survey was also used. The hypotheses were tested using chi-square (X2) statistical procure. The researcher concludes that television plays...

THE ROLE OF THE SUN NEWSPAPER TOWARDS NIGERIA POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT.(A STUDY OF CARITAS UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY)

AbstractThis research work examines the Role of the Sun news paper towards Nigeria Political development, Caritas University being used as a case study because it happens to be the area where my research work can be done effectively. Materials gotten from this research work was from the school library, internet etc. Data were collected also through questionnaire distribution and collection. Survey research was used in this project, and finding shows that the impart of the sun newspaper on the...

THE IMPACT OF “BENUE THIS WEEK” A RADIO BENUE PROGRAMME ON THE RURAL DEVELOPMENT OF KATSINA-ALA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

ABSTRACTThe study examined the Impact of “Benue this week”-A radio Benue programme on the rural development of katsina-Ala local government area, using the survey research method, The researcher discovered that the dwellers of katsina-Ala local government area are aware of the radio Benue programme “Benue this week” therefore it concluded that the programme “Benue this week” has created an impact to the dwellers. The study recommended that the government should fund the programme ...

THE IMPACT OF MASS MEDIA CAMPAIGN ON THE REVIEW FOR THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF NIGERIA BY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

ABSTRACTThis study examined the impact of mass media in respect to the review of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by the National Assembly. It is also aimed at evaluating the constitutional and social responsibilities of the media towards the development of the 1999 constitution in Nigeria. The researcher adopted survey Research Method to investigate and generate opinions of people living in Enugu Urban area whose population is 722,664. Out of which, 400 representative...

THE IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL OF ANAMBRA BROADCASTING SERVICE (RADIO) ON MEDIA OBJECTIVITY.

AbstractMass media are very important tools of communication, through which information is passed to even the farthest end of the society. They enable us to communicate with each other by helping us to overcome the barriers of time and space. They perform both primary and secondary functions for the society.The media of mass communication are divided into the electronic (broadcast) and print media. The print media involves mainly magazine and newspaper; they are informers which provide retrie...

THE EFFECT OF PUBLIC RELATIONS ON CONSUMER RELATIONS (A CASE STUDY OF PHCN, ENUGU)

ABSTRACTIn this era of social and economic instability in which the public must be given a convincing why they should part with their hard earned money, the role of the public relations practitioners cannot be over emphasized. The study also analyses the public relations strategies and policies management of the organization in question. The study set out further to know how the various Power Holding Company of Nigeria, Enugu consumers perceive the organization. It proceed to examines the imp...

THE ROLE OF TELEVISION IN THE CAMPAIGN FOR WOMEN POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT

AbstractIn recent time, women empowerment has been a dream yet to be achieved and realized. The low rate of female participation in politics compared to that of their male counter-parts in Nigeria create a need to examine the situation in this study. “The role of television in the campaign for women political empowerment”. The choice of the subject matter is informed by the empirical fact that women are to a large extent subject of discrimination, stereotype, subjugation and all forms of ...

IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON POLITICAL PROMISES

ABSTRACTThe study examined the impact of social media (Facebook, Myspace, Youtube, Internet, E-mail, Google+, Twitter etc) on political promises especially during electoral activities such as electoral campaigns, voting etc, and how political promises delivered through social media influence people who access social networking. The study was also carried out to investigate whether social media help the politicians to achieve electoral victory than using mass media to make political vows. &nbs...

ANALYSIS OF AUDIENCE PERCEPTION OF MEDIA COVERAGE OF APRIL 2011 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

ABSTRACTThe study focuses on the analysis of audience perception of media coverage of April 2011 Presidential election using South-East geo-political zone as a case study. However, the research study was restricted to five South-East states of Abia, Imo, Enugu, Anambra, and Ebonyi to collect different perception from the audience about the conduct of April 2011 presidential election. Major findings of this research study reveals that parties and officials were offering bribe to voters to allo...


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