The Challenges of Journalism Practice in Nigeria (A Study of Nigerian Television Authority, Enugu)

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This research exercise is on the challenges of journalism practice in Nigeria (A study of Nigerian Television Authority, Enugu). The research study adopted the systems theory and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Theory as the theoretical framework for this study. The research population comprised 89 staff workers and the research study adopted the number as the sample size for the study. The questionnaire served as instrument of data collection. The data collected was analyzed using simple percentage method. The research work made some of the following findings; that too much of government control, shortage of staff, lack of modern /adequate equipment, poor salary, inadequate funding and employment of non-professionals are among the major challenges affecting the media in carrying out their duties. It was recommended that; journalists working in state government owned media station should realize that they are serving the public and not the state chief executives alone and so must pay adequate attention to social responsibility principle of the press.

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APA

AfroAsia, R (2021). The Challenges of Journalism Practice in Nigeria (A Study of Nigerian Television Authority, Enugu). Afribary.com: Retrieved April 14, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-challenges-of-journalism-practice-in-nigeria-a-study-of-nigerian-television-authority-enugu

MLA 8th

Research, AfroAsia. "The Challenges of Journalism Practice in Nigeria (A Study of Nigerian Television Authority, Enugu)" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 02 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-challenges-of-journalism-practice-in-nigeria-a-study-of-nigerian-television-authority-enugu . Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

MLA7

Research, AfroAsia. "The Challenges of Journalism Practice in Nigeria (A Study of Nigerian Television Authority, Enugu)". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 02 Apr. 2021. Web. 14 Apr. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-challenges-of-journalism-practice-in-nigeria-a-study-of-nigerian-television-authority-enugu >.

Chicago

Research, AfroAsia. "The Challenges of Journalism Practice in Nigeria (A Study of Nigerian Television Authority, Enugu)" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed April 14, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-challenges-of-journalism-practice-in-nigeria-a-study-of-nigerian-television-authority-enugu