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Influence of Cartoon on News Paper Readership Among Student; a Study of University of Lagos Akoka.

Influence of Cartoon on News Paper Readership Among Student; a Study of University of Lagos Akoka.

 

Content Structure of Influence of Cartoon on News Paper Readership Among Student; a Study of University of Lagos Akoka.

  • The abstract contains the research problem, the objectives, methodology, results, and recommendations
  • Chapter one of this thesis or project materials contains the background to the study, the research problem, the research questions, research objectives, research hypotheses, significance of the study, the scope of the study, organization of the study, and the operational definition of terms.
  • Chapter two contains relevant literature on the issue under investigation. The chapter is divided into five parts which are the conceptual review, theoretical review, empirical review, conceptual framework, and gaps in research
  • Chapter three contains the research design, study area, population, sample size and sampling technique, validity, reliability, source of data, operationalization of variables, research models, and data analysis method
  • Chapter four contains the data analysis and the discussion of the findings
  • Chapter five contains the summary of findings, conclusions, recommendations, contributions to knowledge, and recommendations for further studies.
  • References: The references are in APA
  • Questionnaire

 

INTRODUCTION

BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Cartoons are those simple drawings in a newspaper or magazine showing the features of its subjects in a humorously exaggerated way, especially a satirical one. A cartoon shows a typical illustration, oftened animated, in a non-realistic or semi-realistic style. It is an image or series of images displayed in form of a satirecaricature, or humor; or a motion picture use for illustrations. A cartoon is a humorous illustration in magazines and newspapers. In print media, a cartoon is a display of humorous illustration or series of illustrations, in intent.  The use of cartoons in newspaper and magazines has been a point of creating humour among readers which has served as a source of attraction and a means of increasing sales. The youths has always been the target for the use of cartoons in newspapers and magazines since they constitute the segment of readers which can easily be drawn to cartoons. Cartoon serve as a means for entertaining and creating fun concerning appealing issues among readers. Cartoons are often applied in situation where the reporters and feature writers are afraid of writing. Cartoons have over the years being a significant feature of newspaper and magazine content in Nigeria. Consequently, study seeks to appraise the influence of cartoon on newspaper readership among student; A case study of university of Lagos Akoka.

 STATEMENT   OF   THE PROBLEM

The use of cartoon has constituted an essential part of regular features of newspapers and magazines. Many  newspapers and  magazines publish weekly has segments which feature various cartoons and comic strips covering issues  on social, political and economic affairs of the country and also used  as illustrations of some editorial matter. Consequently, many newspapers and magazines have gained popularity as a result of regular features of  newspapers and magazines. Therefore, the problem confronting the study is to appraise the influence of cartoon on newspaper readership among student; A case study of university of Lagos Akoka.

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OBJECTIVE   OF THE STUDY

The Main Objective of the research is to proffer an appraisal on the influence of cartoon on newspaper readership among student; A case study of university of Lagos Akoka; The specific objectives include

1 To determine the relevance of cartoon.

2 To determine the influence of cartoon on newspaper readership among student.

To determine the  influence of cartoon on newspaper readership among students of university of Lagos Akoka.

RESEARCH QUESTIONS

1 What is the relevance of cartoon?

2 What is the influence of cartoon on newspaper readership among student?

3 What is the influence of cartoon on newspaper readership among students of university of Lagos Akoka?

STATEMENT OF THE HYPOTHESIS

The statement of the hypothesis for the study is stated in Null as follows

HO   The influence of cartoon on newspaper readership among students of university of Lagos Akoka is negative.

SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY

The research proffers an appraisal on the influence of cartoon on newspaper readership among student; A case study of university of Lagos Akoka. It provides relevant data for the effective formulation and implementation of policies to enhance the realization of envisaged objective.

SCOPE OF THE STUDY

The research proffers an appraisal on the influence of cartoon on newspaper readership among student; A case study of university of Lagos Akoka.

LIMITATION OF THE STUDY

The study was confronted with logistics and geographical factors.

DEFINITION OF TERMS

AUDIENCE DEFINED

The Audience consists of the group of people who participate in a lecture, training sessions, and show or encounter a work of art, literature etc.

PERCEPTION DEFINED

Perception is the arrangement, recognition, and interpretation of sensory information so as  to represent and understand the presented information, or the environment.

NEWSPAPER   DEFINED

newspaper is a news publication containing current events, articles and advertisements.

CARTOON   DEFINED

Cartoons are those simple drawings in a newspaper or magazine showing the features of its subjects in a humorously exaggerated way, especially a satirical one. A cartoon shows a typical illustration, oftened animated, in a non-realistic or semi-realistic style. It is an image or series of images displayed in form of a satirecaricature, or humor; or a motion picture use for illustrations. A cartoon is a humorous illustration in magazines and newspapers. In print media, a cartoon is a display of humorous illustration or series of illustrations, in intent.

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