The Role of the Media in the Relationship Between Amnesty International and Nigerian Government

ODELOLA, Moses Ekundayo


The media plays significant role in shaping the perceptions and views of the people in any political system. The media has been the major means of dissemination information and shaping of behavior of people by the government and many organizations even up till international level like UN, EU, Amnesty International among others. Amnesty international is an international organization that advocates against Human Rights Violation and one of the aspect through which advocacy is advanced is through the press releases from the media. The article tends to examine the role and contribution of the media in the determination of the cat and mouse relationship between the Amnesty International (AI) and the Nigerian government.

Keywords: Mass Media, International Non Governmental Organization.

DOI: 10.7176/IAGS/98-01

Publication date: January 31st 2023

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