THE ROLE OF LITERACY AND THE MEDIA IN GOOD GOVERNANCE
Sunday Osim Etim College of Education, Akamkpa , Cross River State
Department of English, College of Education, Akamkpa, Cross River State
The searchlight of this paper is beamed on ways the mass media in Nigeria has through advocacy, propaganda, political communication, public service announcements and emergency alerts enhance good governance. Considered from different parameters, media and accountability, media and anti–corruption crusade, media and security, media and conflict prevention, management and resolution, as well as, the media imperative in health advocacy, it is obvious that the media is indispensable in the rallying cry for good governance in Nigeria.