THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN A DEMOCRACY (THE PRESS IN PERPECTIVE)

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ABSTRACT
The study deals with the analysis of the   role of the Nigerian press in the democratic struggle in Nigeria. The research method used was the survey method, with the questionnaires and interview as the  method for data collection. The study kicks off from the definition of democracy as the government of the people by the  people and for the people, including brief definition of some features of democracy like popular sovereignty, popular consultation and periodical elections. Using constentical questionnaires given to eight  (80) respondents, the study analyzer the  press and its revolution and power a growth and development of the Nigerian press in democracy. Respondents are polled in four categories: Lectures layers politicians and general citizens . Analyses of their  responses show that the press is essential for provide my owners for the participation of all members of the society in decision making. As a recommendation the press is urged to put up expensive and effective machinery to cover the nation as a whole and not just the cities and their aliclist inhabitants the  press was also admonished to work towards national cohesion and to d  this it should consciously purse the goal of getting Nigerian to think and reason as Nigerian rather than alongside the dividends of ethnicity the findings  are
1.That the Nigeria press has so for performed its role of adducting and people on the need to make wise choice from competing alternatives during elections. 
2.That the  role of the press in promoting and entrenching sustainable and  effective democracy is      very essential. 
3.That the Nigerian press has fearlessly and responsibly performed its roles of not only informing people to make wise choices, but also safequardings.  


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Tittle page 
Certification 
Dedication 
Acknowledgement 
Abstract 
Table of contents 
List of tables and figures 

CHAPTER ONE: 
INTRODUCTON 
Statement of problem 
Rationale and Purpose of the study 
Significance of the study 
Research Questions
Research Hypothesis 
Definitions of terms 
Limitation of the study 


CHAPTER TWO:
LITERATURE REVIEW 
Press its Revolution and power growth and development of Nigeria press Expected Roes of press in Democracy Philosophies or Typologies concept of freedom of press in democracy

CHAPTER THREE 
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY METHOD 
 Sampling Procedure 
Data Collection Instrument 
Data collection method 
Data Analysis 

CHAPTER FOUR: 
DATA ANALYSIS AND FINDING 

CHAPTER FIVE : 
SUMMARY, CONSCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION 
Findings 
Suggestion 
Recommendation and 
Bibliography
Questionnaire

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APA

Ugwu, A. (2018). THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN A DEMOCRACY (THE PRESS IN PERPECTIVE). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-press-in-a-democracy-the-press-in-perpective-6796

MLA 8th

Ugwu, Anderson "THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN A DEMOCRACY (THE PRESS IN PERPECTIVE)" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-press-in-a-democracy-the-press-in-perpective-6796. Accessed 01 Feb. 2023.

MLA7

Ugwu, Anderson . "THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN A DEMOCRACY (THE PRESS IN PERPECTIVE)". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 01 Feb. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-press-in-a-democracy-the-press-in-perpective-6796 >.

Chicago

Ugwu, Anderson . "THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN A DEMOCRACY (THE PRESS IN PERPECTIVE)" Afribary (2018). Accessed February 01, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-press-in-a-democracy-the-press-in-perpective-6796