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Role of rural community journalist

Role of rural community journalist The rural community journalist plays a critical role in rural areas by performing the basic functions of information, education, and entertainment through rural community newspaper. Community newspapers are not just sources of information; they are a critical component in rural development. This fact should be noted by a rural community […]

Constraints of rural journalism in Nigeria

Constraints of rural journalism in Nigeria Rural news journalism is the coverage and presentation of news about specific rural community. It is a specialized branch of journalism which consists of locally-oriented, professional news coverage that primarily focuses on rural communities, individual suburbs or villages in the hinterland, rather than metropolitan, state, national or world news. […]

Micro and Macro Media Economics! Meaning of Concepts

Media economics is concerned with the relationship between the mass media and the economic environment, especially how changing economic forces and policies determine the choices of managers, practitioners and other decision-makers across the media. It is a specialized branch of mass communication which deals with income and expenditure activities of the media, including how macro […]

Sources of rural news

Rural news refers to report about happenings, events, occurrences, people and all forms of timely information about rural areas. It is news about rural areas. A rural area is a community or collection of communities in the hinterland, or outside the cities, often with low density and poor infrastructures when compared with the city. The […]

Creative! Mass Comm Students of COOU Release Photo-Article On Rural Girl-Child Entitled “Dancing Queen” (Watch VIDEO)

Students of Mass Communication department, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), Anambra State, Nigeria, packaged a photo-article projecting the girl-child in rural communities in Africa. The 300 level students (2017/2018 class) believe that the rural girl-child is truly a “Dancing Queen.” This project was packaged for the online edition of their rural community newspaper. When ABBA […]

Wow! See What Students Of COOU Presented In Rural Community Newspaper Work Entitled “Memories Of Easter”

This is a task given to 300 level students of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka  Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU). It was a Rural Community Newspaper Production Field Work. While others were enjoying the Easter break, these students were told to capture creative images that reflect Easter in a rural area. The project is entitled “Memories of Easter.” […]

Rural Community Newspaper! Course Outline (2017/2018)

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University COURSE COMPACT 2017/2018 Academic Session Faculty: Social Sciences Department: Mass Communication Course Code: MAC 306 Unit(s): 2 Semester: Second Course Title: Rural Community Newspaper Lecturer: Dr. Chinenye Nwabueze Programme: B. Sc. (A). BRIEF OVERVIEW OF COURSE This course discusses the principles, concepts, characteristics, functions, contents and ownership of a rural community […]

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