What You Should Know About Mass Communication

Image result for nigerian mass communication students
Nigerian Mass Communication students in one of the universities.

Mass communication is a study of how individuals, groups of people,  and institutions communicate information, ideas, believes, and opinions through a medium to a wide audience at the same time. To put it short, it is the imparting or exchanging of information on a large scale to a wide range of people.

Although there has been traditional ways of communicating in years gone bye, however, with new technology and discovery, mass communication has come to cover a wider audience and has covered areas which includes (but not limited to) advertisements, mass media (radio and television) and public relations.
A person in the mass communication sector may specialise in the following:

  1. Print (newspaper, magazines)
  2. Electronic (radio, television, online radio)
  3. Social media platforms
  4. Photojournalism
  5. Firm and documentary
  6. Pubic relations
  7. Advertising
  8. Marketing and research.

Where they work

  1. Media house (newspaper, radio, television stations)
  2. Advertising agencies
  3. Public relation firms
  4. Government agencies
  5. Multinational companies
  6. Small businesses owners
  7. Research firm

Skills needed to thrive:
1. You must be an avid reader
2. Be open to knowledge
3. Ability to manage information
4. Ability to write
5. Time management

TARKAA, Moses Kator

Writer and Student of Law, Benue State University.

6 thoughts on “What You Should Know About Mass Communication

  • September 15, 2016 at 7:31 am

    Buenas Diego, como te comenta Rubén, no siempre y en todo
    momento es interesante eliminar anuncios en móviles (en tablets no se
    pueden eliminar, van ligados” al pc.

  • September 16, 2016 at 3:28 pm

    It’s very simple to find out any topic on web as compared to
    books, as I found this piece of writing at this website.

  • October 1, 2016 at 10:28 pm

    I always used to read paragraph in news papers but now as I am a user
    of web so from now I am using net for content, thanks
    to web.

  • October 2, 2016 at 2:07 am

    Howdy! Someone in my Facebook group shared this site with us so I came to take
    a look. I’m definitely enjoying the information. I’m bookmarking and will be tweeting this to my followers!
    Superb blog and wonderful style and design.

  • March 29, 2017 at 9:33 am

    After being briefed by intelligence officers on the report, Trump prompt that Russia was considered one of
    several entities that would have tried to hack U.S.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.