A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PROBLEMS FACING PRIVATE TELEVISIONS AND GOVERNMENT TELEVISIONS IN THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT

The problems which face both private and government owner television stations have always been a concern to both public and media experts, This work is aimed at providing answers to questions asked while  accomplishing the objectives written in the first chapter of the work. This work is  divided into five chapters. Chapter one gives the background of the study and frame work upon which research is built. The second chapter centers on literature review. The third chapter concerns the general methodology of research, The fourth chapter covers data presentation, analysis and interpretation, The fifth chapter which is the last devoted to summary of the work, conclusion, reached and recommendations for policy and further research, In this  work, all the various problems confronting both private and government owned televisions were looked at. The questionnaire was distributed randomly to workers of silverbird television and NTA at Owerri. 

TABLE OF CONTENT
TITLE PAGE
ABSTRACT
CHAPTER ONE
INTRODUCTION
1.1              BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
1.2              STATEMENT OF THE
 RESEARCH PROBLEM
1.3              OBJECTIVES OF THE  STUDY
1.4              SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
1.5              RESEARCH QUESTION
1.6              RESEARCH HYPOTHESIS
1.7              CONCEPTUAL AND
 OPERATIONAL DEFINITION
1.8              ASSUMPTIONS
1.9              LIMITATION OF THE STUDY
CHAPTER TWO
REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
2.1              SOURCES  OF LITERATURE
2.2              THE REVIEW
2.3              SUMMARY OF LITERATURE REVIEW
CHAPTER THREE
METHODOLOGY
3.1              RESEARCH METHOD
3.2              RESEARCH DESIGN
3.3              RESEARCH SAMPLE
3.4              MEASURING INSTRUMENT
3.5              DATA COLLECTION
3.6              DATA ANALYSIS
3.7              EXPECTED RESULTS
CHAPTER FOUR
DATA ANALYSES AND RESULTS
4.1              DATA ANALYSIS
4.2              RESULTS
4.3              DISCUSSION
CHAPTER FIVE
SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY
5.1              SUMMARY
5.2              RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE
FURTHER STUDY 

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1       Background of the study
Though both private and government owned television are established for the purposes of dissemination of information to their  guidance, yet they are confronted with some problems. These problems range  from their ownership to management, which no doubt have affected both polices and operations, finance case studies. Both of the media houses utilize electronic magnetic waves in reading  divisive audience but by comparative analysis, the factors of ownership and media policy differ them in  terms of styles, objectives, operations etc. In this circumstance, comparative analysis of the researcher is based on  case studies of both silverbird television, a private television and that of NTA Channel 12 Owerri a government owned television house. We  shall look at the history of Television stations in Nigeria and specifically the problems facing the  two. Television was this introduced by the defunct Western Region Government in 1959, which was then known as Western Nigeria Broadcasting the Federal Government.
At present Nigeria has well over 30 Television stations.  The silverbird television was established in 2003 while  NTA Owerri  was established 2003, According to the book mass media purpose, principles and practices  written by BEN AGBO AND NKEM FAB-UKOZOR, say that the coverage of Television is limited to the urban centers which in effect indicate that the audience for television come from the towns. There is evidence in this paper that television broadcasting in Nigeria was not people-  oriented but a policy toll and propaganda but at present, some fairness, balance can be observed  in some especially the privately owned ones.

1.2 STATEMENT OF RESEARCH PROBLEM
Both Government owned and private television  stations are of immense importance to the society minding the roles  which they play accordingly information, education and entertainment.
Taking cognizance of the fact that there is growth of advertising and there is privatization of the broadcast media.
The Television broadcasting are sure to greatly influence the lives of Nigerians positively and  of course negatively,
In this regard, we shall attempt to make comparative analysis on both privately owned and government owned television station, with a focus on problems facing them.

1.2       OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
It is the objective of this paper to make comparative analysis on the problem facing with private and government owned Television station. It is also to proffer solutions to such problems. Another objective of this study is also  to determine the historical evolution and development of broadcasting in Nigeria.

1.3       SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
This study will help us determine the factors  which constitute problems to both private and government television broadcasting stations and also  to know the extent with  which the problems have reached and the  study will also suggest solutions to the problems. As a result of the fact that the organization might not  have time and also the resources both manpower and other wise to  research into this topic, this very work would therefore, present a comprehensive and factual information or knowledge of their operations in the state. By acknowledging the  facts put up more efforts to improve or automatically correcting the problems existing in the station. On the other hand, as a station owned and finance by the government and private, a knowledge of the station’s problems is a step towards solving it. The public in general  will benefit from  the findings of this research and the solutions if implemented by the management of government and private television station,     their conditions  and level of service will improve and the public  will have cause to enjoy and identify with the  station the more especially students of mass communication will always find this work valuable as it serve as a  reference  materials for them.

1.4       RESEARCH  QUESTIONS
In this regard, the research was conducted in two various stations government and private   owned.
The following were asked during the interview
1)         What are the problems of information dissemination facing silverbird Television
2)             What  are the problems facing NTA Channel 12 Owerri in the cause of dissemination of information.
3)             What are the distinguishing factors between management of government owned television stations and the private television stations.

1.5       RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
Hi:     Government and private television has problems that hamper their dissemination of  information in Nigeria
Ho:   Government and private television do not have problems that hamper their dissemination of information in Nigeria
H2:  Information disseminated through private television station are more objectives than these disseminated through government  owned Television station, owing to nature of finance, and control.
H3:   Private Television studies offer greater opportunities to the political  class for political  campaigns  than the government owned television studio  since the later sects its  clines based on for political interests.
 Ho Private  Television studies do not offer greater opportunities to the political class for political campaigns than the government owned television studio since the later selects its clients based on for political interests.
H4:    Journalists under private Television studies are more versatile and aggressive than these under the employ of Government owned television  studios.   
Ho:    Journalists under private Television studies are not more versatile and aggressive than those under the employ of government owned  television studios.

1.6     CONCEPTUAL AND OPERATIONAL DEFINITION
A comparative analysis conceptual characterized by systematic examination of something by analyzing on simulates and dissimilarities
Operational: systematic examination of the likeness and  dissimilates of the problems of both private and government television stations
B.      MEDIA PREFERENCE
Conceptual: The liking for private Television rather than government owned Television.

Operational:  The level of liking for private television rather than government owned, television by the Nigeria viewing audience respectively.....

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