THE MEDIA AND INTRA-PARTY DISPUTE IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF SELECTED NEWSPAPERS' EDITORIALS ON THE LEADERSHIP DISPUTE IN THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (2016/2'017)

Party politics, as a cardinal element in a democracy, serve as the platform for politiciansHowever, at a point in the political process, interests often collide, resulting in a disputeSuch dispute comes in two forms - intra-party and inter-party. This study examines the naturof intra-party dispute, the last leadership dispute in the People's Democratic Party (PDP), major Nigerian political party, and the way the media, through newspapers' editorialsportrayed the dispute. The study seeks to draw attention to the importance of the media'watchdog role in democratic sustenance and why the media must not stand aloof in time ointra-party dispute. This study adopted the qualitative methodology of content analysis. Thstudy found that the media exhibited a level of responsiveness in their portrayal of the PDP · dispute. This finding shows the media as a key factor in the growth and sustenance odemocracy in every society.

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AKUGBE, I (2021). THE MEDIA AND INTRA-PARTY DISPUTE IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF SELECTED NEWSPAPERS' EDITORIALS ON THE LEADERSHIP DISPUTE IN THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (2016/2'017). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-media-and-intra-party-dispute-in-nigeria-a-study-of-selected-newspapers-editorials-on-the-leadership-dispute-in-the-people-s-democratic-party-2016-2-017

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AKUGBE, IKHILAE "THE MEDIA AND INTRA-PARTY DISPUTE IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF SELECTED NEWSPAPERS' EDITORIALS ON THE LEADERSHIP DISPUTE IN THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (2016/2'017)" Afribary. Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-media-and-intra-party-dispute-in-nigeria-a-study-of-selected-newspapers-editorials-on-the-leadership-dispute-in-the-people-s-democratic-party-2016-2-017. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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AKUGBE, IKHILAE . "THE MEDIA AND INTRA-PARTY DISPUTE IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF SELECTED NEWSPAPERS' EDITORIALS ON THE LEADERSHIP DISPUTE IN THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (2016/2'017)". Afribary, Afribary, 06 Apr. 2021. Web. 19 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-media-and-intra-party-dispute-in-nigeria-a-study-of-selected-newspapers-editorials-on-the-leadership-dispute-in-the-people-s-democratic-party-2016-2-017 >.

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AKUGBE, IKHILAE . "THE MEDIA AND INTRA-PARTY DISPUTE IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF SELECTED NEWSPAPERS' EDITORIALS ON THE LEADERSHIP DISPUTE IN THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (2016/2'017)" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 19, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-media-and-intra-party-dispute-in-nigeria-a-study-of-selected-newspapers-editorials-on-the-leadership-dispute-in-the-people-s-democratic-party-2016-2-017