Thursday , January 27 2022

Media & Communication Studies

See 100 Nigerian Newspapers Published in the Colonial Era

The history of the Nigerian mass media started with a robust and fierce competition among Newspapers, the early arrivals in the landscape. The industry was dominated by vibrant journalists most of whom doubled as editors/publishers. After Rev. Henry Townsend established the first newspaper in Nigeria in 1859, a plethora of …

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How To Join International Communication Association (ICA) As a Nigerian Scholar

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As a communication scholar in Nigeria, you need friendship and collaborations with fellow scholars across the world to excel in your field and acquire global experience relevant to this discipline. One sure way to achieve this goal is by joining international communication bodies, groups, or associations where you can exchange …

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See Top Five Most Popular New Communication Degree Programmes About to Begin in Nigerian Universities

As many Universities in Nigeria begin the process of unbundling Mass Communication department into seven new degree programmes, it is gradually becoming clearer which areas of specialty are the most popular in the industry, or so it seems. Recall that professors, professionals and practitioners of communication in Nigeria had presented …

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Curriculum for Information and Media Studies Degree Programme in Nigerian Universities

Information and Media Studies programme is another very interesting addition to the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies. So many people would like to learn how develop video games, techniques for 2D and 3D animation so they can produce their own cartoon films, graphic design techniques, and such other practical …

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Curriculum for Development Communication Studies Degree Programme in Nigerian Universities

Development Communication Studies is one of the ‘hot’ programmes that will be offered in the School of Communication and Media Studies in Nigerian Universities. The reason is that private and public organizations and governments have since realized the increasing demand for the public to be included in development decisions. Even …

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Advertising Degree Programme in Nigerian Universities, Course Content, Code, Philosophy, Synopsis

Advertising is another very popular degree programme which will be offered in the Communication and Media Studies School, following the unbundling of Mass Communication as a single degree programme in Nigeria. So many people want to venture into this programme because of its exciting nature. A degree in this field …

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Journalism & Media Studies Degree Programme in Nigerian Universities, Course Content, Code, Philosophy, Synopsis

This is one of the most popular degrees in communication schools across the world. It is among the seven courses to be offered in the school/faculty of communication in Nigerian Universities. This degree course is aimed at students who wish to study Journalism and Media. Media studies programmes take an …

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Entry Requirements into 8 New Communication Programmes in Nigeria! Jambites Take Note

Now that Mass Communication has been phased out as a degree programme in Nigerian universities, you may be wondering whether the seven new departments/programmes that have replaced the phased out degree require WAEC/NECO certificates and JAMB subjects totally different from the ones required to gain admission into the ‘old mass …

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How to Join Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria

One of the most prominent and vibrant professional bodies in the field of communication and related disciplines in West Africa is the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN). Becoming a member of this association provides a scholar in Nigeria’s communication environment with numerous advantages. First you have …

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How Authoritarian Leaders Instigate Hatred Toward Journalists Worldwide, Study Finds

A study has suggested that authoritarian leaders across the world instigate hatred against journalists. A report released Thursday concludes disdain for journalists throughout the world has increased during the past year, due primarily to the behavior of authoritarian leaders. The 2019 World Press Freedom Index report, conducted by Reporters Without …

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Citizen Journalism! A Practice Bedevilled By ‘Pen Diarrhea’ Disease

Journalism is no longer a profession restricted to those who were trained full time or part time in mass communication or related disciplines. The internet age has opened up the journalism space for everyone who is interested in dissemination of information. This seems to make news gathering and dissemination exciting. …

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‘Zombie’ Quiz! See Lecturer and His Students During A Costume/Makeup Lecture

This is a bit weird but a lecturer and his students decided to take classroom teaching to another level. The unnamed lecturer in the department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University (COOU), formerly Anambra State University. had a lecture on the role of costumes/makeup in communication, especially movies and …

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Advertising Creative Strategies And Tactics! Course Compact

      COURSE COMPACT 2018/2019 Academic Session   Faculty: Social Sciences                                       Department: Mass Communication Course Code: MAC 351                            Unit(s): 2             Semester: First Course Title: Advertising Creative Strategies and Tactics Lecturer: Dr. Chinenye Nwabueze              Programme: B. Sc.    (A). BRIEF OVERVIEW OF COURSE This course discusses the principles, …

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