Exploring Journalism Practice and Perception in Developing Countries

Exploring Journalism Practice and Perception in Developing Countries

Abiodun Salawu (North-West University, South Africa) and Toyosi Olugbenga Samson Owolabi (Lagos State University, Nigeria)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: August, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 339
ISBN13: 9781522533764|ISBN10: 1522533761|EISBN13: 9781522533771|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3376-4


Media outlets play a pivotal role in fostering the positive and beneficial development of countries in modern society. By properly informing citizens of critical national concerns, the media can help to transform society and promote active participation.

Exploring Journalism Practice and Perception in Developing Countries is a crucial reference source for the latest scholarly material on the impacts of development journalism on contemporary nations and the media’s responsibility to inform citizens of government and non-government activities. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as media regulation, freedom of expression, and new media technology, this book is ideally designed for researchers, academics, professionals, policy makers, and students interested in the role of journalist endeavors in developing nations.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Community Radio
  • Conflict-Sensitive Journalism
  • Elections
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Media Engagement
  • Media Regulation
  • New Media Technology
  • Public Health Communication

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Toyosi Olugbenga Samson Owolabi is a lecturer in the School of Communication, Lagos State University, Nigeria. He has published in many reputable National and International journals. Besides, he has chapter contributions in many communication books within and outside Nigeria. His research interest includes journalism and development communication.