This chapter identifies six major features of regional parallelism drawn from the interviews with journalists. The influence of location and the business and political interests of elites in manipulating Nigerian newspapers is discussed in detail. An analysis of the issues raised by the respondents would be presented to identify various meanings that could be ascribed to the issues raised by the respondents. The chapter discusses such issues as journalism culture, in which the differences in culture between northern and southern journalists reflects the way issues are reported. Other conceptions that emerged during the interviews such as clientelism, lack of professionalism, bad working conditions, absence of investigative journalism and corruption within the media have been elaborated upon.
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