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What is a Rural Community?
A rural community refers to a group of people who live together in a common location, particularly in a rural area. They have interactional relationships, living within a common boundary and having similar community sentiments. People in a community understand their challenges and development desires. This makes it easier for them
to know how best to package development communication contents in a rural community newspaper to reflect their needs and possible solutions to them.
Rural Community Newspaper is a book that discusses the dynamics of a community-focused newspaper, its essence, benefits, contents and development objectives, including how such newspapers make money. The book provides concise explanation of the key concepts associated with rural community newspaper publishing, giving insights on how to expand the audience base of these newspapers through strong internet presence. It is a reliable pocket guide to students, teachers, and journalists who desire a successful career in rural-based journalism through community newspaper publishing. Stakeholders in rural communities and town unions can also get relevant insight from the content of this book on the essence of establishing a rural community newspaper and how it can transform their communities.
There are thirteen chapters in this book among which are the following; Understanding the Basic Concepts of Rural Community; Stakeholders in Rural Community Newspaper; Rural News Reporting; Constraints of Rural Journalism in Nigeria; Rural News Tourism; Online Rural Journalism; Circulation of Rural Community Newspaper; How Community Newspapers Get Audience Engagement; and How Community Newspapers Make Money.
This is really a very relevant piece especially in today’s evolving tech-driven world that requires real-time communication and information dissemination skills for integrating the hinterland into mainstream development in any society.
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