To find out the patterns of information technology (IT) use by electronic media workers in Delta State, Nigeria.
The survey design using questionnaires to collect data is employed.
These reveal the personal characteristics of the respondents – their sex, age, qualification, ranks/job titles, name of media organization; that all the respondents use IT facilities/components; most of them use computers system daily; a majority do not use internet/e‐mail nor fax machine but a majority use telephone; a good number of them use IT facilities to send message/news to their office; IT facilitates their sending/receiving of news/messages; frequent power outages among other factors militate against use of IT by the workers.
The findings would assist electronic media organizations in developing countries to develop policies that could make media workers better users of IT.
Adomi, E., Obarakpor, E. and Akparobore, D. (2005), "The use of information technology (IT) by electronic media workers in Delta State, Nigeria", The Electronic Library, Vol. 23 No. 3, pp. 295-301. https://doi.org/10.1108/02640470510603697Download as .RIS
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