Tag Archives: News Production

Awareness of Artificial Intelligence for News Production among Journalists in Ebonyi state Nigeria (Published)

This study is focused on extent of awareness of artificial intelligence for news production among journalists in Ebonyi state. The respondents were the practicing journalists in Ebonyi state. The population of the study comprised the 250 registered journalists in the record of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ebonyi state. Following the small number of the study population, census sampling was used. Survey research method was adopted by the researcher in eliciting data. In that case, 250 copies of questionnaire were administered to the practicing journalists in Ebonyi state. Simple percentage and frequency tables were used for data analysis. The study was anchored on diffusion of innovation theory and mediamorphosis theory. The objectives of the study includes: (i) to find out the extent of awareness of artificial intelligence for news production among journalists in Ebonyi state (ii) to find out if journalists in Ebonyi state are open to training to acquire skills on AI for news production (iii) to find out the aspect of news production that journalists in Ebonyi state would prefer AI to be deployed. (iv) to find out the probable fears journalists in Ebonyi state have about AI for news production. The study found among others that all the journalists registered under the aegis of the Nigerian union of journalists (NUJ) in Ebonyi state are aware of the use of artificial intelligence for news production. The study made recommendations

 Citation: Udoh, W.A., Nsude I., Oyeleke A.S. (2022) Awareness of Artificial Intelligence for News Production among Journalists in Ebonyi state Nigeria, International Journal of Network and Communication Research, Vol.7, No.1, pp.33-45

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Journalists, News Production, awareness

PROSPECTS OF INTERNET TECHNOLOGY IN NEWS PRODUCTION: A STUDY OF VOICE OF NIGERIA AND NIGERIA TELEVISION AUTHORITY (Published)

This research work looked at the influence of the internet in news production with a focus on the Voice of Nigeria and Nigeria Television Authority. The objectives of this study were to determine how accessible internet is to workers of the media houses under study and to ascertain how often the internet is used in news production in these media houses. This study employed the survey method, 50 copies of questionnaire were distributed to newsroom workers of the selected media houses. From this research, it was discovered that most journalists are aware of the use of the internet and subsequently embrace it in their news gathering efforts. Also, the journalists, attested to the fact that internet has improved the speed of news production in their organisation, supporting the finding that majority of news room officials in the studied media houses get their reports through the internet on a daily basis.

Keywords: Internet, News Production, Technology, communication

Prospects of Internet Technology in News Production: A Study of Voice of Nigeria and Nigeria Television Authority (Review Completed - Accepted)

This research work looked at the influence of the internet in news production with a focus on the Voice of Nigeria and Nigeria Television Authority. The objectives of this study were to determine how accessible internet is to workers of the media houses under study and to ascertain how often the internet is used in news production in these media houses. This study employed the survey method, 50 copies of questionnaire were distributed to newsroom workers of the selected media houses. From this research, it was discovered that most journalists are aware of the use of the internet and subsequently embrace it in their news gathering efforts. Also, the journalists, attested to the fact that internet has improved the speed of news production in their organisation, supporting the finding that majority of news room officials in the studied media houses get their reports through the internet on a daily basis.

Keywords: Internet, News Production, Technology, communication