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Title: Towards Improving Governance in Nigeria through the Media
Authors: Dyikuk, Justine John
Keywords: Gatekeeping
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: International Journal of Journalism and Mass Communication
Series/Report no.: Vol.3;Iss.1; Pp 029-042
Abstract: Although the media is popularly regarded as the fourth estate, it has not reached its potential in Nigeria as a driver of democratic principles. This conceptual analysis sort to interrogate the seeming symbiotic relationship which exists between the media and democratic governance in the country. With the aid of the free press theory, the researcher discovered that forming public opinion, media independence and naming and shaming of corrupt public office holders are crucial to enabling the media play its invaluable role as a catalyst for good governance in Nigeria.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2952
ISSN: 2143-2686
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