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ERIC Number: EJ370141
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Reference Count: 0
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Death and Funeral Ads in the Nigerian Press.
Okigbo, Charles
Journalism Quarterly, v64 n2-3 p629-33 Sum-Fall 1987
Investigates the major content characteristics of obituary announcements in Nigerian newspapers, including humor, ambiguity, enmity, adulatory statements about the bereaved, statements addressed to the deceased, and statements reflecting enmity or suspicion. Concludes that obituaries reflect the values of society. (MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Journalism Research; Nigeria; Obituaries