Development is the process of moving the world, of engage in the task of self- improvement with the available is necessary, not only for all aspects of a person'’ development, but also for all aspects of a nation development following this, the broadcast media are the most vital instrument for influencing the masses to either consumer or conserve. In development countries an issue which does not appear on television or radio does not even exist. Here in the development world, the question is: to what extent in educating the masses?
Therefore , the purpose of this research is to fid out the role the broadcast media have played in educational advancement of the people. This work is divided into five chapters for an introduction gives an insight into the electronic medium and Enugu State education It slides into detailed exposition of relevant related literature and the formulation research appropriate research methodology and measuring instrument were used.
After a carefully conducted analysis it was discovered that three formulated hypotheses received statistical support route the remaining one up heed the null hypotheses.
Based on the above findings the researchers recommend that for effective educational advancement of the masses by the media, government should give it’s influencing support so that it be comes a worthy venture.
Communication is the most vital factor in building and developing nation.
Following this, national development in any society cannot be achieved without wide spread education for children and adults Education is recognized as the most potent instrument for development. Through education, people assimilate fundamental values and develop new ones. In addition, certain prescribed goals are realized n areas of economic growth, healthcare, political and social awareness, political stability, self-reliance, national identity, among other things.
The mass media, particularly the electronic or broadcast media, become a powerful and effective instrument for achieving these national goals. Broadcasting is the transmission of signals through electronic agent wares which convert audio and video signals in a form in which they can be received in the audiences homes.
Broadcast media includes radio and television . radio is broadcasting which appeals to the auditory and visual senses.