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The Content Analysis Of Four Nigerian Newspapers 1963 And 1974, Adedotun W. Onibokun Jul 1981

The Content Analysis Of Four Nigerian Newspapers 1963 And 1974, Adedotun W. Onibokun

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The primary intent of this thesis is to content analyze four Nigerian dailies in an attempt to look at press freedom under the civilian rule (1960-1965) and the military rule (1966-1978); and compare to see how both governments' control affected the content of the Nigerian newspapers. It also attempts to determine how both governments relate to the press and the level of press freedom in Nigeria. This newspaper analysis was significant for several reasons: It was the first research up to date that has looked at the civilian/military government control (as it affects the Nigerian newspapers' content; and furthermore ...