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

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In 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. Findings revealed that the media promote national interests and certain behaviours especially in critical or emergency situations and during times of national crises or misappropriation of funds. Findings also showed that the government and the elite class got less criticism in newspaper editorial reactions than praises and political inspiration. The study concluded that the newspapers did not fully utilize the potency of editorials to probe the top officials during the Jonathan administration. The study recommended that more critical editorials be done by newspapers on the shortcomings of the government and the elite class in order to foster national interest and curtail corruption.


TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.0 Background to the study
1.1 Aims and objectives of the study
1.2 Scope and limitations of the study
1.3 Research Methodology
1.3 Significance of the study

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.0 Introduction
2.1 Empirical Review
2.2 The press in Nigeria
2.3 The press historical past
2.4 Factors that led to the consolidation of the Development and Establishment of Newspaper industry:
2.5 The press challenges so far

CHAPTER THREE: THE PRESS AND POLITICS
3.0 The National House of Representative since the Inception of Democracy
3.1 Corruption and misappropriation of fund in the house of Senate
3.2 Journalism and Objectivity
3.3 Ethics and Journalism
3.4 Journalists and Nigerians

CHAPTER FOUR: PUNCH AND GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER REPORTAGE IN GOODLUCK JONATHAN ADMINISTRATION TO PROBE TOP OFFICIALS

4.1 The Punch Reportage
4.2 The Guardian portage

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 Summaries
5.2 Conclusion
5.3 Recommendations


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APA

Research, A. (2018). Newspaper reportage of probe of top officials of the GEJ administration. A study of punch and Guardian newspapers. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/newspaper-reportage-of-probe-of-top-officials-of-the-gej-administration-a-study-of-punch-and-guardian-newspapers-5924

MLA 8th

Research, Afri "Newspaper reportage of probe of top officials of the GEJ administration. A study of punch and Guardian newspapers" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/newspaper-reportage-of-probe-of-top-officials-of-the-gej-administration-a-study-of-punch-and-guardian-newspapers-5924. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Research, Afri . "Newspaper reportage of probe of top officials of the GEJ administration. A study of punch and Guardian newspapers". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 17 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/newspaper-reportage-of-probe-of-top-officials-of-the-gej-administration-a-study-of-punch-and-guardian-newspapers-5924 >.

Chicago

Research, Afri . "Newspaper reportage of probe of top officials of the GEJ administration. A study of punch and Guardian newspapers" Afribary (2018). Accessed July 17, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/newspaper-reportage-of-probe-of-top-officials-of-the-gej-administration-a-study-of-punch-and-guardian-newspapers-5924