Media Research Papers

Topics: Broadcasting, Radio, Public broadcasting Pages: 263 (77695 words) Published: January 10, 2013
Media Research Papers
Commissioned by Media Council of Tanzania

Research Report, January 2011

Media Council ofTanzania

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© Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) January, 2011

ISBN 978 - 9987 - 710 - 03 - 4

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Table of Contents: Impact Assessment of Community Radio Stations inTanzania

Impact Assessment of Community Radio Stations in Tanzania Research Report by Gasper Mpehongwa 2009

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.0 Radio broadcasting in Tanzania ............................................................. 2.1 Community radio in Africa and Tanzania .............................................. 2.2 Community radio and social change ....................................................... 2.3 Studies on community radio in Tanzania ...............................................

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.0 Background to the problem ..................................................................... 1.1 Problem statement ……………………….......................……………… 1.2 Significance of the study of the study ……….................………………. 1.3 Overall objective ..................................................................................... 1.4 Specific objectives and tasks .…...……………………….……………… 1.5 Research questions ………………………………........……………….. 1.6 Scope and limitation of the study ............................................................... 1.7 Conceptual definitions of key terms .......................................................... 1.7.1 The community …………………………………………………. 1.7.2 Defining community radio .............................................................. 1.7.3 The concept of social change / development ..................................

Abstract ....................................................................................................... Acknowledgement ......................................................................................... List of Abbreviations ...................................................................................

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CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY 3.0 Study design ........................................................................................... 3.1 The study areas ........................................................................................ 3.1.1 Orkonerei Radio Service (ORS community radio) …….……….. 3.1.2 Kilosa community radio ……………………………………..… 3.1.3 Fadeco community radio …………………………….………….. 3.2 Sampling procedures ………………………………………………….. 3.3 Data and collection methods …………………..……………………….. 3.4 The ‘Most Significant Change’ methodology .......................................... Media Council ofTanzania

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CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND DISCUSSION 4.0 Community radio stations and social change in Kilosa, Karagwe and Simanjiro ........................................................................... 4.1 The situation before the community radio stations .................................. 4.2 The social change after the community radio stations ............................. 4.3 Popularity of community radio among local audience ........................... 4.3.1 Reasons why the community radio stations were mostly preferred …….......................................................................…..... 4.4 Dominant themes in community radio’s programs ……..……………… 4.5 Factors for dominance of particular themes in the community radio stations ..........................................................................................

3.5 Data processing and analysis ………………………………..…………. 3.6 Socio-economic characteristics of the respondents …………….……… 3.6.1 Age of the respondents ………………………………………… 3.6.2 Sex of the respondents …………………………………………… 3.6.3 Education status of the respondents ……………….....…………. 3.6.4 Occupation of the respondents ……………….…...…………….. 3.6.5 Radio ownership...
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