International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 232

Article in Press

NEWSMAGAZINES PUBLISHING IN THE 21ST CENTURY: TRENDS IN NIGERIA

EDIGBO SUNDAY OGBU

  •  Received: 22 January 2020
  •  Accepted: 22 June 2020
This paper examine the Newsmagazines publishing in the 21st century, the challenges faced by the publishers of newsmagazines in Nigeria and the wayford. This is an opinionated work as it reviewed related literature in issues concerned Newsmagazines. it was revealed that NewsMagazines faces a serious shakeout since the emergence of digital media, internet and Web, podcasts, Vlog and blog etc.it was discovered that despite the emergency of digital media, many reader believed that newsmagazines form parts of delicious sources of reading, that they contains current information on the events that took place within the week, they give pure report of occurrence as happen, the contains original information of the investigation on the issue at hand, they Generate Wealth ,Create Employment, Provide GDP for a country , they Can influence societies , that they are creative, are a luxury and entertaining. It was concluded that despite the shakeout by the digital era, the newsmagazine will continue to be relevant but need to have strong editorial formula, being authoritarian, and give pure and original reportage on issues and devoured of fake news it will remain relevance. Hence the new did not come to kill the old, but to live side by side.

Keywords: Newsmagazines publishing, Library, Trends