Tag: journalism

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EditorJanuary 16, 2020

Nigeria remains one of the most dangerous places to work for journalists

Yesterday, journalist Maxwell Nashan lost his life. Nashan worked with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) and was preparing ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2017

Opinion: Social Media — a weapon of mass destruction?

by Temitope Adigun It is aptly said that whatever you play with, it is better you don’t joke with it. ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2017

Can Journalists still be trusted?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Tonto Dikeh has accused Azuka Ogujiuba of collecting money from her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, in ...

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EditorJuly 24, 2017

Opinion: Journalism in Nigeria is as comatose as the President

by Lulu Fadoju President Buhari has been out of the country for over two months. We are told he is ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

Dele Momodu: Rest in peace, my dear friend Onukaba

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, as for me and my house, no news could be bigger and sadder than the ...

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ToluMarch 10, 2017

BudgIT calls on journalists to apply for its six-month Civic-Tech Media Fellowship

Public finance-focused civic-tech organization BudgIT is announcing a six-month, highly competitive Civic-Tech Media Fellowship designed to support six (6) journalists ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 6, 2017

Opinion: The saint Farooq Kperogis of this world and the emerging commercial intellectual writers/activists

by Mu’awiyyah Yusuf Muye Since the coming of this government, a lot of critics have emerged as expected. What has ...

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Isime EseneDecember 28, 2016

JJ Omojuwa profiles Dapo Olorunyomi: The truth in defiance of power (Y!/YNaija.com Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

Speak truth to power, so goes the adage commonly used by activists and civil societies in holding governments accountable and ...

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Media BloggerDecember 19, 2016

Reading material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (12)

1.  Political reporting in a new age: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/12/journalism-post-truth-trump-2016-election-politics-susan-glasser-214523 2. The Year of Podcasts: https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2016/12/the-50-best-podcasts-of-2016/510698/ 3. Facebook’s Fake News problems aren’t going away ...

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Media BloggerDecember 12, 2016

Reading material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (11)

1. Fake News didn’t just start today: http://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/read/fake-news-in-1947-was-the-reason-for-a-real-life-x-file 2. American TV is really, really expensive: https://mic.com/articles/161740/here-s-how-much-it-costs-to-make-an-episode-of-the-walking-dead 3. Coming to grips with ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 1, 2016

Eketi Edima Ette: International interviews versus Nigerian interviews

by Eketi Edima Ette Interview on BBC. My name is Adam Greene and this is Focus on Africa, on the ...

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RoqeebahNovember 17, 2016

Let’s tip you about the future of your favourite online news websites

So we were reading one of our favourite news sites earlier and this is what we found right at the ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

Reading material: For those who work in media content (5)

Let’s go! 1. The death of print media has been greatly, and deathly exaggerated. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/10/newspapers-digital-first-214363#ixzz4NP0T8Ny8 2. Newspapers are paying a ...

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YWriterSeptember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: The New York Times just made life difficult for all journalists

Actually they didn’t ‘just’, it’s a reminder. But we can’t imagine living under these conditions. As we enter the home ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2016

Between the journalist and the spokesperson – Reuben Abati

In the past few weeks, my colleagues who have taken over as spokespersons for the Muhammadu Buhari government and the ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 10, 2016

The Media Blog: 3 tweets about NYT interns that should depress Nigerian journalists

That is all. Isime EseneBridget Bema: Here’s why the internet is obsessed with the hilarious Kenyan content creator#HotTakes: Is Babajide ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 15, 2016

7 terrible things Kayode Ogundamisi wants you to know about Buhari’s government

It certainly is safe to declare that gloomy clouds have cast over the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari despite the ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 20, 2016

Opinion: Osun hijab crisis and the need to weep for Nigeria’s journalism

By Mike Ogundele Look at the newspapers on the newsstands on Wednesday June 15, 2016, reveals a depressing descent to ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

I was only joking about detaining journalists – CCT Chairman

The Chairman of Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, on Wednesday, said that he was only joking when he ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 16, 2016

Opinion: Is print media dead?

Yet again, another casualty has been recorded on the global media scene. The Independent Newspapers in the United Kingdom is ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 29, 2015

‘I won’t dignify Sahara Reporters with a response – Musiliu Obanikoro

Musiliu Obanikoro, a former minister has responded to the allegation by Sahara Reporters that he is outside the country to ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 3, 2015

Journalists uncover baby-selling syndicate in Nigeria (WATCH)

Journalists Anas Aremeyaw Anas and Rosemary Nwaebuni went undercover to investigate a baby-selling syndicated in Nigeria. Their shocking findings were ...

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Janeth JSeptember 14, 2015

Brown envelopes: Al Jazeera exposes Nigerian journalists in this video (WATCH)

Brown envelopes a.k.a Per diem a.k.a Honorarium- known around these parts as Gbalamu, is not strange to journalists practising in Nigeria. Journalists ...

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Mallam YeroAugust 5, 2015

Online media and the dangers of quack journalism

One profession that cannot afford quackery and unethical conduct in whatever form and measure is journalism. This is simply because ...

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Janeth JApril 21, 2015

Must Reads: There is really no money in journalism, It seems Twitter doesn’t really care about harassment + more

Well, it seems twitter doesn’t really care about harassment, here is why. Vox Ebola has been lurked in human blood long ...

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Op-Ed EditorDecember 6, 2014

“You cannot go far on your own…“: Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Wana Udobang

by Francesca Uriri The distinctive, warm voice of Wana Udobang is one many radio listeners are familiar with. But beyond ...

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YEditorSeptember 24, 2014

@SimonAteba: The truth about TB Joshua’s 50k bribe

by Simon Ateba People have been asking me, “Simon, were you at that press conference on 14 September where Prophet ...

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Isime EseneAugust 28, 2014

“Ask your mother to forgive me…”: Jailed Al Jazeera journalist writes to his newborn child (READ)

by Isi Esene Jailed Al Jazeera journalist Baher Mohamed will become a father again today. His imprisonment has, however, meant ...

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October 19, 2013

Dele Momodu: Dele Giwa and the dilemma of a journalist

by Dele Momodu His former wife, Florence Ita-Giwa, recently told me she fell in love with Dele because of his ...

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July 29, 2013

Opinion: The legacy and legend of Alade Odunewu

by Bayo Oluwasanmi He wrote with energy, a certain adventurism about the times with a sense of the fabric and ...

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