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Past Question: MAC333 - Media Station Management and Operations

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NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS
MARCH/APRIL 2016 EXAMINATION
SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

COURSE CODE: MAC333
COURSE TITLE: MEDIA STATION MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS
INSTRUCTION: ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS

Each question carries 17½ Marks

TIME: 3HOURS

1. Discuss the major roles of the manager in a broadcast media station. In what ways have the broadcast media contributed to information dissemination and social development in modern Nigeria?
2. All radio stations are not created equal. Discuss this in relation to the types of radio and their various classifications
3. Abraham Maslow is popular for his Hierarchy of Human Needs. What, in your opinion, was the need for classifying these needs? Using vivid examples, discuss these needs according to Maslow’s specifications.
4. In simple terms, explain the term “Production” to your 400level Information Technology friend who has an IT/SIWES interview with a Radio broadcast organisation. Explain to him, the steps to be followed in production while working in a broadcast organisation. .
5. Distinguish between Public radio and Public television broadcasts. How has each contributed to nation building in Nigeria?

6. Write short notes on any four (4) of the following:
i. Pirate radio broadcast
ii. The production process
iii. The production studio
iv. Terrestrial television
v. Studio Hands
vi. Classification of stations



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Re: Past Question: MAC333 - Media Station Management and Operations

Postby admin » Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:31 am

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14-16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS
SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
MARCH/APRIL 2015 EXAMINATION

Course Title: Media Station Management and Operations
Course Code: MAC 333 Time: 3hrs
Instruction: Answer questions one and any other three.
1) Effective management is indispensable in the management of any broadcasting station. Discuss the skills required in the management an electronic media organisation (25 marks)
2) Show how the administrative management approach can be applied in today’s media operations and discuss how flexibility to accommodate changing circumstances is an asset (15 marks)
3) Enumerate and in detail discuss the functions of management? (15marks)
4) Human needs are hierarchal and not misplaced because the innate curiosity to satisfy needs is ever growing in an ever changing world from the basic to satisfying higher ones. Discuss (15marks)
5) What are ethical conflicts in news and public affairs? How can they be resolved and reconciled? (15marks)
6) Write on the following: Craft Unions; General Unions and Industrial Unions (15marks).

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