0.1.1.1 Character of Broadcasting
Broadcasting is a creative medium, characterized by professionalism,
choice and innovation, to serve the interest of the general public. Its
utilisation of audio and video technology makes it capable of
reaching the audience simultaneously, availing mankind with the
best means of information dissemination and reception. It also
enables the individual to share in and contribute, to the best of his
ability, to the world around him.
Broadcasting shall influence society positively, setting the agenda for
the social, cultural, economic, political and technological
development of a nation, for the public good.
By means of broadcasting, every Nigerian is expected to partake in
sharing of ideas and experiences that will enrich his or her life and
help him or her live in a complex, dynamic and humane society, as
envisaged in Chapter two of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal
Republic of Nigeria (hereinafter referred to as the Constitution).