Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

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 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 ...

SEMANTIC ANALYSIS OF THE LANGUAGE OF ADVERTISING AND ITS EFFECT ON THE SOCIETY. (A CASE STUDY OF ETISALAT AND AIRTEL)

ABSTRACTSemantics is the study of meaning system of a language and its approaches vary widely. In one view, meaning is the relationship between language and the external world (referential or denotative meaning), between a word and the concept it stands for. In another, it involves the mental state of the speaker, as reflected in a range of personal, emotive overtones (affective or connotative meaning). The uniqueness of the choice of words makes the language of advertising a specialized fiel...

THE COMPATIBILITY OF ISLAM WITH DEMOCRACY

OVERVIEWThe Paper focuses on the compatibility of Islam with democracy. Democracy requires the existence of certain procedures in order to guarantee its principles, Islam as a universal Religion enjoys an inner vitality which enables it to survive in all kinds of culture or environment. In this paper we have x-rayed, the Historical and political governance in Islam, the Islamic teachings and how compatible they are with modern day democracy. TABLE OF CONTENTSIntroduction.........................

MIDDLE EAST CRISIS, IMPLICATION FOR MUSLIMS

OverviewThe conflict in the Middle East is specifically between Israeli and Palestinians, there are a number of underlying factors which brought about this crisis, this factors ranges from the Middle East oil, The Israeli invasion of Palestinian territories,  the Bomb attacks on the Israeli from the Palestinians etc. This paper focuses on how this crisis has affected the Muslims.TABLE OF CONTENTSIntroduction....................................................................................

Efficacy of psychodrama on test anxiety among secondary students

ABSTRACT The present study focuses on the efficacy of psychodrama on test anxiety of students among secondary school, with reference to students suffering from mathematics anxiety. Five secondary school pupils, aged 15–18 years, took part in 10 group sessions of 90 min, held weekly over a period of about 6 weeks. The changes generated by psycho¬drama therapy in the pupils’ problem areas, such as, high stress levels before tests, impaired working memory, lo...

Newspaper reportage of probe of top officials of the GEJ administration. A study of punch and Guardian newspapers

ABSRTACTIn an empirical investigation into the newspaper reportage of probe of top officials of the Goodluck Jonathan administration with special reference of punch and guardian newspapers, through the used of five units of analysis (including editorials, features, letters to the editor, opinion articles and press interviews). Furthermore, the study employed the used of synthesis of primary and secondary sources to include: series of textbooks, research project works, magazines and newspapers...

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...

Language and ethno identity in Nigerian Hip hop

Abstract   This work is a linguistic study of Nigerian musical artistes, especially of the Hip Hop genre. The study shows that the artistes skillfully use language alternation strategies to enhance the aesthetic and rhetorical qualities of their music. It is revealed in the study that the language alternation patterns involve major Nig...

THE CHALLENGES OF DIGITIZATION OF BROADCASTING MEDIA IN NIGERIA AND THE WAY FORWARD

ABSTRACTDigitization is the current trend in broadcasting, both in Nigeria and the world over. The International Telecommunication Union, ITU, set 2015 for the entire broadcasting stations in the world to go digital. Nigeria set 2012 for broadcast stations in the country to be digitized. This work aimed at x-raying the challenges of switching from analogue to digital technology. In the process, the benefits of digitization were outlined and afterwards weighed against the challenges of actuali...

THE INFLUENCE OF MASS MEDIA ON CHILDREN MENTAL DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACTThis study covers the ınfluence of mass medıa on chıldren mental development, specifically the use of media and technology, children’s educational TV, and some electronical gadgets ownership. Since some decades the media’s presence in children is completly omnipresent. The media is used by children as an agent of socialisation on their knowledge. Children’s news media use social intructions acquaintances function as primary sources of causal effects for each other. Thus the m...

THE PATTERN AND NATURE OF SEASONAL FILM VIEWERSHIP AMONG UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGRI STUDENTS

ABSTRACT This study, The Pattern and nature of seasonal Film viewership among University of Maidugri students notes that seasonal films comes in series and students consumes a lot of time watching this films to the detriment of their studies Research has shown that, films just like books, are important medium of cultural transmission and socialization. Thus, the concern on media Influence has led to the development of different communication theories in an attemp...

AUDIENCE PERCEPTION OF SPORTS (FOOT BALL) REPORTAGE BY NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER

Abstract This study was conducted in order to assess how sports news especially football sports were treated in Nigerian’s newspapers, by assessing the contents of the Nigerian sports papers, the readers interest given to various football leagues and level of prominence attached by way of placement and importance were also analyzed.Content analysis was used to gather ...

SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AND CONTRACEPTIVE USE AMONG STUDENTS IN KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY”

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background to the Study    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    11.2 Statement of the Problem    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    21.3 Research Questions    -    -    -  &nbsp...

Costume and makeup as a vital tool for cultural and tourism promotion and preservation in Nigeria.

Costume and makeup is an interpretative tool in drama that enhances, describe the actor’s appearance during a performance. The use of costume and makeup is dictated by the directorial concept. Choices of costumes are usually to add aesthetic value to the actor’s role. The role of the costume is to design characters. Usually, the costumes are designed to denote characters occupation, mood, status, religion and political traits. When costumes are designed, designers bear in mind the aesthet...


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