Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

THE ROLE OF THIRD WORLD NEWS AGENCIES IN GLOBAL DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION (A CASE STUDY OF NEWS AGENCY OF NIGERIA (NAN)

ABSTRACT The man objective of this study is to investigate the roles of third world news Agencies in the Global Dissemination of Information.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) was used as a case study. A survey research method was used in the study and a sample of one hundred (1000 persons were selected and administered with questionnaire). Five hypotheses were formulated and tested for the study.  The chi-square was used in the analysis of the data collected from the respondents...

MORAL PROBITY AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA. AN EVALUATION OF THE ROLE OF THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA

ABSTRACT In this study, the researcher set out to examine the role of the electronic media in the crusade for moral probity and youth development. Towards this end, 81 staff of NTA and Radio Nigeria were randomly selected to form the study sample. The members of this study sample were given of copies of structured questionnaires to complete. Their responses were analyzed using percentages and chi-square test. The result of the analysis revealed the findings discussed below.- The electronic...

SATIRE AND SOCIAL MEDIATION IN WOLE SOYINKA’S: A CASE STUDY OF THE TRIALS OF BROTHER JERO AND A PLAY OF GIANTS

ABSTRACT This research endeavour focuses on the social and political ills prevalent in the African societies with the view of correcting them thus, making the contemporary society a better place to live. Using two texts from renowned Nigeria writer, we see the economic, social and political evils which morally degrade our society and the community at last. These evils are being satirized to bring about transformation. Here, the sociological approach is employed. The quota sampling system i...

THE CHALLENGES FACING NIGERIAN BROADCAST MEDIA IN THE NEW MILLENIUM. A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL RADIO COROPRATION OF NIGERIA (FRCN)

AbstractThis research work dealt on the challenges facing Nigeria broadcast media (a case study of FRCN).Chapter one of the projects provided background information on the problems of the study due to technological backwardness of the Nigeria media. The research sincerely delved into the danger of making Nigeria technological dumping grounds. This chapter outlined the objectives of the study with a view to enhancing the technological development of Nigeria media to the challenges for this twe...

THE EFFECTS OF PORNOGRAPHIC FILMS ON NIGERIA YOUTHS

ABSTRACT Pornographic materials are the representation of erotic behaviors in books, pictures, statues, motion pictures etc. that is intended to cause sexual excitement. The effect of pornographic films on Nigeria youths was embarked upon with the intention of establishing the impression of youth exposures. It is apparent that youths exposure to pornographic films will have negative effect on them. Here lies the objective of our research which seeks to find out why youths watch pornographic...

RELIGION AND MORALITY IN JOHN UPDIKE’S ‘A&P’ AND SALMAN RUSHDIE’S ‘THE PROPHET’S HAIR’.

ABSTRACTReligion and morality, considered as two inseparable entities, are central preoccupations in literature. The two are viable tools in exploring the concerns of many writers including John Updike and Salman Rushdie. The research examines religion and morality in two short stories – John Updike’s ‘A&P’ and Salman Rushdie’s ‘The Prophet’s Hair’. The study adopts formalism, a theory that examines ‘form’ as related to the autonomy and aesthetics of an art work. The a...

THE EFFECT OF TELEVISION ADVERTISEMENT ON THE BUYING HABITS OF CONSUMERS (A CASE STUDY OF BOURNVITA BEVERAGE).

ABSTRACTThis research work, is aimed at giving an insight into the Effect of Television Advertisement on the Buying Habits of Consumers.  It deals generally on the concept of Advertising and narrows it down to the roles advertising plays in this beverage, Bournvita.Careful empirical studies have uncovered that advertising actually influenced people’s choice and consumption of goods and services, as well as their buying habits.Again, it has been founded that advertising has a lot of ple...

THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN THE POLITICAL POLARISATION OF THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT.

ABSTRACT This study was designed to critically examine “the role of the press in Nigeria’s polarization and National Development” The method of content analysis was adopted and also, three Nigerian daily newspaper were selected. This include, the New Nigeria Newspaper a federal Government owned newspaper published in Kaduna state, The National concord and the champion, each being privately owned by differently individual (s) but published in Lagos. Three publications were selec...

RACISM AND AESTHETICS IN ALEX LA GUMA’S A WALK IN THE NIGHT AND PETER ABRAHAMS’ MINE BOY

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle page iCertification iiDedication iiiAcknowledgment ivTable of contents v CHAPTER ONE 1.0 Introduction to the study 11.1 Statement of the problem 31.2 Purpose of the study 41.3 Scope of the study 51.4 Justification of the study ...

IMPACT OF MASS MEDIA ON THE ATTITUDE OF NIGERIA TEENAGERS TO AIDS A CASE STUDY OF OREGUN HIGH SCHOOL OREGUN IKEJA LAGOS

ABSTRACTThe study of this matter about AIDS consistency of the mass media to the teenagers and restructure their life style.As a guide to the study that were found in order to help achieve the objective of the study.A sample of respondent which where randomly situated from oregun High School, Oregun Ikeja Lagos and the result presented indicating the frequency distribution each response of questions and each response for the necessary information on AIDS.TABLE OF CONTENTSTITLE PAGECERTIFICATI...

An Examination of Hans Kelsen Philosophy of Law

ABSTRACT   One reason for the current revival of interest in Kelsen is the desire for an alternative to the empiricist and natural law approaches that have been the main competitors in English-language philosophy of law. Unlike empiricists, for whom the law is reducible to social facts, Kelsen argues that legal interpretation concerns n...

THE ROLE OF THE MEDIA IN THE POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe mass media an avenue for spurring the masses for political mobilization ensures the dissemination of political information to the masses and also ensures the free flow of information between the government and the electorate so as to create political awareness and participation. This research work has gone a step further to examine the roles which the mass media has played towards the political progress of our country Nigeria, through the use of social scientific method of field s...

COMMUNICATION GAP, ITS EFFECT ON ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE (A CASE STUDY OF INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY, (I.M.T), ENUGU

ABSTRACTCommunication subsist and impacts upon everything, that is an event or occurrence worth noting. It is this pervasiveness of communication that has, with the development of man, animal and the elements, developed it into a major area of study as well as formidable social force.  It is of pedestrian essence, an everyday thing (perhaps even an every moment thing) because it pervades our very existence, our very routine of living.The researcher’s interest in this topic emanated fro...

THE IMPACT OF ADVERT ON CONSUMERS’ PREFERENCES OF PRODUCTS

ABSTRACTMany people have attempted to produce formulas and philosophies for effective advertising.  In a way, this is not only a dangerous but also a rather arrogant thing to do, because the formulas work some of the time.I have seen that advertising is the communication of sales propositions; it holds no brief to be funny, arty or clever.  It needs only to achieve reaction on the part its audience, which will lead to a purchase of the products it presents; and advertising must conf...

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF TELEVISION PROGRAMMES ON YOUTHS. (A CASE STUDY OF CAMPUS CIRCUIT ON MINAJ BROADCAST INTERNATIONAL)

ABSTRACT My interest in this work its assess the effects of Television programmes on youths. Using a Minaj Broadcast international (MBI) programme Campus Circuit” as a cash study.  Television is widely acknowledged as “a powerful medium of age? The is astounding, its visual immediacy gives its audience a feeling of participation more than any other medium.    It is necessary to find out  what effects television has on youths. I want to observe the youths watching c...


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