Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/6244
Title: Media and Democracy in Kampala Uganda
Authors: Kukunda, Glorious
Keywords: Media
Democracy
Issue Date: Sep-2018
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Humanities and social sciences.
Abstract: The study was to establish the influence of media on democracy in Kampala. Uganda. The objectives included to determine the influence of print media on democracy establish the effect of broad cast media on democracy and to establish the effect of social media on democracy in Kampala. Uganda. The study used both qualitative and quantitative research approaches. The clam was collected from 149 respondents who responded or returned the questionnaires hack. The study results on first objective show that print media and democracy according to adjusted Roof .000 show significant effect of print media on democracy. The study results reveal that broadcast media was prevailing though in inadequate terms. the results reveal that there was a significant effect of broadcast media on democracy. The study findings on the third objective reveal that the R2. .001. also contends that there is some change brought by social media. The adjusted R. of - .006, shows there is an effect brought by social media on democracy. The findings reveal that social media does has an effect or contribute to democracy. The study based on the findings concluded that as per the first research objective, print media had an effect on democracy, the study concludes that there is need for a focus on improving social media amidst designing strategy that can enhance the democracy initiatives in Kampala Uganda. The second objective conclude that broadcast media has had an effect on democracy in Uganda, the study conclude that the mechanisms for assessing the state of broadcast media seem to be poor. there is a need ~ consorted efforts to improve broadcast media and also enhance the values for democracy in Kampala. The findings on the third objective conclude that there is need for a focused mind on the state social media as a way of enhancing democracy hence the other factors other than social media, broadcast and print medias need to be considered in addressing the democracy issues. The study recommends that regarding the first objective, the study recommends that democracy programs be published in print media. There is need by peace makers to focus more on other avenues other than print media as a way of providing peace into the country. The study recommends that avenues of negotiations and democratic efforts of deliberations are fundamental in explaining the prevalence of peace in the country. On the second objective, the study recommends that avenues that support peace need to be broadcast through media plus the mechanisms for improving the state the media in peace development be improve
Description: A research dissertation presented to the to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the Award of a Bachelor of Public Administration of Kampala International University
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12306/6244
Appears in Collections:Bachelors Degree in Public Administration

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Kukunda Glorious.pdfFull text3.37 MBAdobe PDFView/Open


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.