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The Challenges Of Development Journalism In Nigeria

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  • FELIX OLAJIDE TALABI

    (Department of Mass Communication, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria)

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    Development journalism is perceived as alternative journalism that primarily focuses on national development especially in the third world countries. This paper examines the reasons for dissociation from the advancement perspective of the developed world, the challenges faced by development journalism and discusses the way the nation should go to attain her desire in the committee of nations Library research was used to generate secondary data for this paper. The writing is anchored on the theoretical proposition of development theory of the press which persuades the developing nations to engage in development journalism. The paper suggests that Nigeria press should generate and manage contents to help society build consensus for the needed changes and growth.

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    Volume (Year): 2 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January 2013)
    Pages: 35-40

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