ISBN 9789788422280
Pages 300
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Published 2012
Publisher Malthouse Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Mass Media and Society in Nigeria

edited by Lai Oso, Umaru Pate

This collection of essays originates from discussions at various fora about the need for Nigerian media scholars to analyse the country's media industry and practice. Some of the areas covered are: Socio-historical context of the development of Nigerian media; A critical analysis of state press relations in Nigeria, 1999-2005; Journalism ethics in Nigeria; and Newspapers' cartoons portrayal of human rights abuses in periods of economic deregulation in Nigeria.

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About the Editors

Lai Oso

Lai Oso is in the Department of Mass Communication, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State Nigeria.

Umaru Pate

Umaru Pate is in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Borno State Nigeria.