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Impacts of the media on African socio-economic development / Okorie Nelson, Abiodun Salawu, and Babatunde Raphael Ojebuyi, editors.

Hershey : Information Science Reference, 2017.
327 pages : ill. ; 28 cm.
Summary note:
"This book is an essential research publication for the latest scholarly information on societal and economical dimensions of development and the application of media to advance progress. Featuring extensive coverage on many topics including gender empowerment, international business, and health promotion"--Provided by publisher.
Section 1. ICT and development in Africa : the role of ICTs in promoting socio-economic development in Africa -- Role of ICT in socio-economic development in Kenya: demistifying gender empowerment through mobile telephony / Juliet W. Macharia -- Modern information technology, global risk and the challenges of crime in the era of late modernity / Jegede, Ajibade Ebenezer -- Social media uses and effects in Africa: the case of WhatsApp in Africa / Brian Pindayi -- Social media effect on international business venturing in Nigeria: a conceptual review / Dr. Mercy E.I Ogbari, Ugonna Ejimofor, Dr.Moses A. Akanbi, and Dr. Sulieman Barnabas -- Digital divide, data trash and the commodification of information: discourses around the Digital Divide / Anusharani Sewchurran -- Discourse and multimodal analysis of Netizen reactions to the Nigerian 2015 presidential elections: case study of Osun Political Parrot Facebook site / Aretha Oluwakemi Asakitikpi and Samuel Oluwafemi Adeyeye -- Nature and outcome of Nigeria's #notosocialmediabill Twitter protest against the Frivolous Petitions Bill 2015 / Oyewole Adekunle Oladapo and Babatunde Raphael Ojebuyi -- Section 2. Gender, children and the media: the role of the media in promoting gender and children issues in Africa -- Portrayal of women in Nollywood films and the role of women in national development / Suleimanu Usaini, Ngozi M. Chilaka and Nelson Okorie -- Education, gender and child-rights: salient issues in SDGS years in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria / Taiwo Abioye, Kehinde Oyesomi, Esther Ajiboye, Segun Omidiora, Olusola Oyero -- Women entrepreneur in Nigeria: where are the mass media? / Tolulope Kayode-Adedeji, OyinkansolaIge and Thelma Ekanem -- Section 3. Issues in African mass media: discourse on the prevalent issues affecting the African mass media -- Nigerian government's attempts at removing fuel subsidy and the attendant mass protests: a content analysis of national newspapers' coverage / Adeyemi Aderogba, Olanipekun Gbenga -- Press freedom and socio-economic issues in Nigeria and Uganda democratic landscape / Okorie Nelson -- A discourse on mass media and society / Nneoma A. Anozie, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu -- Broadcasting policy in Botswana: the case of Botswana television / Seamogano Mosanako -- Section 4. Media, health behavior and development: the role of the media in promoting health issues in Africa -- Examining sexuality in the context of HIV/AIDS knowledge among students of the North-West University Mafikeng Campus / Bigala Paul -- Awareness and education on viral infections in Nigeria using edutainment / Suleimanu Usaini, Tolulope Kayode-Adedeji, OlufunkeOmole and TunjiOyedepo -- An assessment of media contribution to behaviour change and HIV prevention in Nigeria / Olugbenga Elegbe.
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