Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 223

Full Length Research Paper

Coverage and content analysis of agricultural transformation agenda news in selected newspapers in Nigeria

Ijeoma, Messiah Chijioke
  • Ijeoma, Messiah Chijioke
  • Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Olajide, Bamidele Rasak
  • Olajide, Bamidele Rasak
  • Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 31 July 2017
  •  Accepted: 14 December 2017
  •  Published: 31 January 2018


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