Impact of NBS Television Programmes On Voter Participation in The February 2016 General Elections in Kampala City

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ABSTRACT

This dissertation examined the issues concerning elections and the media during the February 2016 general election with the topic as the impact of NBS television programs on voter participation in the February 2016 general elections, As a result of low voter turnout in the 2016 general elections the topic based on three major research questions for the study namely, What types of television election programmes were used? How did voters participate in the elections? and What are the effects of TV programmes on voter participation in the electoral process/elections? The study used analytical and presentation methods which enhanced the interpretation and presentation of findings of collected data with a sample size of 50 respondents from the Kampala city were surveyed using the purposive sampling method of collecting data. The findings showed that during the general elections of 2016 there was a mash rooming increase in the private televisions in Uganda that involved the hiring of road news reporters for the coverage of electoral programmes to provide voter information however voter turnout was still low, almost the same as 2011 general elections.

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APA

Frontiers, E. & F., A (2022). Impact of NBS Television Programmes On Voter Participation in The February 2016 General Elections in Kampala City. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-nbs-television-programmes-on-voter-participation-in-the-february-2016-general-elections-in-kampala-city

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and AKANYI F. "Impact of NBS Television Programmes On Voter Participation in The February 2016 General Elections in Kampala City" Afribary. Afribary, 21 Jun. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-nbs-television-programmes-on-voter-participation-in-the-february-2016-general-elections-in-kampala-city. Accessed 04 Jul. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and AKANYI F. . "Impact of NBS Television Programmes On Voter Participation in The February 2016 General Elections in Kampala City". Afribary, Afribary, 21 Jun. 2022. Web. 04 Jul. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-nbs-television-programmes-on-voter-participation-in-the-february-2016-general-elections-in-kampala-city >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and F., AKANYI . "Impact of NBS Television Programmes On Voter Participation in The February 2016 General Elections in Kampala City" Afribary (2022). Accessed July 04, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/impact-of-nbs-television-programmes-on-voter-participation-in-the-february-2016-general-elections-in-kampala-city