Assessing The Impact Of The Media In Checking Economic Crime (A Case Study Of EFCC Activities)

Type Project Topics
Faculty Administration
Course Mass Communication
Price ₦4,000
Key Features:
- No of Pages: 58

- No of Chapters: 5
Introduction:

Abstract

This research was designed to assess the impact of the media in checking economic crime in Nigeria. This study specifically examined how the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) through the media (Thisday and Sun newspapers) arrested and persecuted individuals found wanting in money laundering, fraud etc. The researcher used content analysis research method. This method facilitated a proper measurement on the content categories of the newspapers mentioned above on their reportage on economic and financial crime. These content categories includes news, features, Editorial, front page and inside page. The unit of analysis includes frequency, prominence, depth of coverage and direction. Equally data was sourced and collected from relevant texts, journals, and EFCC Act 2004. The major findings of the study show that newspapers were very powerful tool in the assessment and checkmating of financial and economic crime in Nigeria between 2009 to 2010.

Table of Content

Title Page i

Approval Page ii

Dedication iii

Abstract iv

Acknowledgements v

Table of Contents vi

List of Tables viii

Proposal



CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the Study 2

1.2 Statement of the Research Problem 6

1.3 Objectives of the Study 7

1.4 Significance of the Study 8

1.5 Research Questions 9

1.6 Research Hypotheses 10

1.7 Theoretical Framework 11

1.8 Scope of the Study 13

1.9 Limitation of the Study 13

1.10 Definition of Terms 13

References 17



CHAPTER TWO

REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

2.1 Source of Literature 18

2.2 Review of Relevant Literature 18

2.3 Summary of Literature 30

References 32



CHAPTER THREE

METHODOLOGY

3.1 Research Design 33

3.2 Area of Study 35

3.3 Research Population 35

3.4 Research Sample 36

3.5 Sampling Technique 37

3.6 Instrument of Data Collection 38

3.7 Method of Data Collection 39

3.8 Method of Data Analysis 39

3.9 Expected Results 40



CHAPTER FIVE

PRESENTATION AND INTERPRETATION OF FINDINGS

4.1 Data Presentation and Analysis 41

4.2 Analysis of Research Questions 46

4.3 Discussion of Results 47



CHAPTER V

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

5.1 Summary 50

5.2 Conclusion 53

5.3 Recommendations 54

Bibliography 56



LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Population/Sample Table 35

Table 2: Extent of covering of news items 41

Table 3: Content categories of stories covered by the selected newspaper 42

Table 4: Nature of Story 43

Table 5: Direction of Stories 44

Table 6: Placement of news of both newspapers 45

Introduction

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