Military-Media Relations in Post-Colonial Nigeria: Clashes, Ethics, and Prospects (Hardcover)

Military-Media Relations in Post-Colonial Nigeria: Clashes, Ethics, and Prospects By Olunifesi Suraj (Editor), Allwell Uwazuruike (Editor) Cover Image

Military-Media Relations in Post-Colonial Nigeria: Clashes, Ethics, and Prospects (Hardcover)

By Olunifesi Suraj (Editor), Allwell Uwazuruike (Editor)

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This edited collection reviews the relationship and clashes between the military and the media in post-colonial Nigeria. The first section addresses the historical context and praxis of the military-media relationship in Nigeria. The chapters explore the military-media modes of operations, the prevailing political climate, the military interregnums and milestones in Nigeria's media sector, ethical and professional consideration for defence correspondence, media ownership structures, regulatory bodies, media laws, military-media relations, and the need for alternative media for military operations.


The second section deals with interventions, impacts, and influences of citizen journalists, social media influencers, online media, online stakeholders, artificial intelligence, and social media platforms in shaping the media space narratives. They also explore evolving challenges such as "fake news" and hate speech.


The key audience includes regional and international journalists and military organisations, researchers, academics, NGOs, governments, and others interested in the history and future of military media relations in

Product Details ISBN: 9781804412473
ISBN-10: 1804412473
Publisher: Ethics International Press, Inc
Publication Date: December 1st, 2023
Pages: 482
Language: English