ERIC Number: ED192426
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Communication Policies in Nigeria.
Ugboajah, Frank Okwu
One of a series of monographs published as part of a UNESCO program to analyze the communication policies of selected countries, this report provides information about Nigeria. Various sections of the report discuss the following topics: (1) Nigeria's socioeconomic and political geography, (2) its system of mass communication, (3) its public policies concerning the mass media, (4) the policies of its mass media, (5) the distribution of professionals in the various print and broadcast media, and (6) an alternative communication policy for the country. An appendix contains tables of data, a copy of the code of conduct for the Nigerian press and an editorial on that code, and a list of newspapers and magazines that have been published in Nigeria since 1859. (FL)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Communications, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Information Dissemination, Mass Media, Socioeconomic Influences
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).