THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN A DEMOCRACY (THE PRESS IN PERSPECTIVE

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 safeguarding.  


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title page II
Certification III
Dedication IV
Acknowledgement V
Abstract VII
Table of contentsVIII
List of tables and figures XI

CHAPTER ONE: 
INTRODUCTION 1
Statement of problem 7
Rationale and Purpose of the study 9
Significance of the study 11
Research Questions12
Research Hypothesis 13
Definitions of terms 14
Limitation of the study 15

CHAPTER TWO:
LITERATURE REVIEW 16
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 democracy31

CHAPTER THREE 
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY METHOD 37
 Sampling Procedure 38
Data Collection Instrument 39
Data collection method 40
Data Analysis 40

CHAPTER FOUR: 
DATA ANALYSIS AND FINDING 42

CHAPTER FIVE: 
SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION 
Findings 53
Suggestion
Recommendation and 54
Bibliography57
Questionnaire60

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APA

Ugwu, A. (2018). THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN A DEMOCRACY (THE PRESS IN PERSPECTIVE. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-press-in-a-democracy-the-press-in-perspective-2356

MLA 8th

Ugwu, Anderson "THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN A DEMOCRACY (THE PRESS IN PERSPECTIVE" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-press-in-a-democracy-the-press-in-perspective-2356. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

MLA7

Ugwu, Anderson . "THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN A DEMOCRACY (THE PRESS IN PERSPECTIVE". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 28 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-press-in-a-democracy-the-press-in-perspective-2356 >.

Chicago

Ugwu, Anderson . "THE ROLE OF THE PRESS IN A DEMOCRACY (THE PRESS IN PERSPECTIVE" Afribary (2018). Accessed May 28, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-the-press-in-a-democracy-the-press-in-perspective-2356

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