Uwem Akpan

Uwem Akpan
University of Uyo | UNIUYO · Department of Communication Arts

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Publications (42)
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Nigerian Journal of Communication (TNJC)
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UNIUYO Journal of Communication Studies
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Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria is homogenous in terms of language with Ibibio as the main indigenous language. Yet, there are dialectal groups such. The findings indicated that the amount of airtime given by the two stations to programmes in the different dialects spoken in Akwa Ibom State was one-third of the total airtime allotted to programmes in lo...
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TSU Journal of Communication and Media Studies (TJCMS)
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Journal of the African Council for Communication Education
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Noble International Journal of Social Sciences Research
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UNIUYO Journal of Communication Studies (UJCS)
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The research was to ascertain the influence of testimonials in television advertising on the consumption of select antiseptic products among residents of Uyo Urban of Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria. The products were Harpic, Dettol and Safeguard soap. The objectives of the study were to ascertain the extent and type of influence that testimonials had o...
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The focus of this paper is the examination of the critical role of the Nigerian media in the wake of the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). In this regard, past occurrences in Zaire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and the present spread across the West African sub-region have been given some critical review. In all these, the role of the...
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This study set out to investigate "The Communicativeness of Road Traffic Signs in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria." The population of the study comprised road users in Uyo-motorists (private and commercial), tricycle riders and pedestrians-a total of 250, although 235 actually participated in the study. Part of the study involved presenting the res...
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Research is an indispensable means of discovering new ideas and finding solution to problems. Communication practice, like other professions, requires a great deal of research for effective results. This paper is a descriptive research, and makes a holistic overview of the survey as a very important communication research technique. The paper discu...
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The broadcast media exist to cater for all segments of the audience including the youths. They strive to achieve this by offering fresh information and trendy entertainment. Their offering, however, could and sometimes do have negative, unintended consequences. This discourse examines how programming by the broadcast media, driven largely by the de...
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The study set out to investigate the contribution of the broadcast media to public policy formulation in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. The broadcast media selected for the study were Radio Akwa Ibom and NTA Uyo, both based in the State. Five programmes of the broadcast media were selected for the study. The work employed content analysis and survey a...
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This work examined the influence of political advertising messages on the choice of governorship candidates by the electorate in Imo State, South East Nigeria, in the 2011 governorship election in the state. In particular, the study sought to ascertain the extent that the electorate in Imo State was exposed to political advertising; which media was...
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This study examined the Uses and Gratifications of Social Networking Websites among Youths in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. The population of the study was 86,662 with a sample of 381 respondents derived from the multi-stage sampling procedure. The study used the survey method as the research technique while the measuring instrume...
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African Journal of Humanities and Globalisation
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For a region that has witnessed criminality, wars and other forms of violence as well as deprivation, environmental degradation and general lack of development, the Niger Delta appears to be on the threshold of a new lease of life following the grant of presidential amnesty which has been accepted by the warring militants. The amnesty has come with...
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Nigerian Journal of Communication Research
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Maiduguri Journal of Arts and Social Sciences (MAJASS)
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Journal of Media and Aesthetics
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International Journal of Communication: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Communication Studies.
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International Journal of Communication: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Communication Studies. Number Nine

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