Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Journalism"

    Wole Soyinka centre collecting entries for 13th edition of its award

Wole Soyinka centre collecting entries for 13th edition of its award

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) is calling for entries from Nigerian journalists for the 13th edition of its award.In a statement Motunrayo Alaka, the centre coordinator, said the award is open to journalists with stories published between October 4, 2017 and October 3, 2018.She said the submitted reports must involve in-depth coverage of clandestine activities on public [...]

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    Nigerian journalists demand better welfare

Nigerian journalists demand better welfare

Journalist gathered at Civic Innovation Lab, Abuja, on Tuesday to campaign for a better welfare.The event organized by Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism and Coalition for Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) had participants from different organisations in attendance.At the event, journalists shared their experiences with their employers, and some media houses owing salaries were inducted into the ‘hall [...]

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    Journalists meet in Abuja to advocate better welfare

Journalists meet in Abuja to advocate better welfare

The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) and the Coalition of Whistleblowers Protection and Press Freedom (CWPPF) are organising a round table discussion to advocate better welfare for journalists.The event will hold at the Civic Innovation Lab in Wuse 2, Abuja, on Tuesday, August 28, while a social media campaign for the same purpose will hold on the same day.In [...]

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    Osasu Igbinedion calls for improved working condition for journalists

Osasu Igbinedion calls for improved working condition for journalists

Osasu Igbinedion, anchor of ‘The Osasu Show’, has called for an improved working condition for journalists in the country.She also called on government officials to make information more accessible to reporters, in line with the provisions of the freedom of information act.Igbinedion, who is the chief executive officer (CEO) of TOS TV Network, made the call on Thursday in commemoration [...]

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    A thought for the watchdog

A thought for the watchdog

Technology is undoubtedly impacting journalism in the manner not many anticipated and, so, only a few are able to adapt. The concept of time and space is being aggressively redefined. The newsroom is no longer demarcated by walls. The market becomes invisible. The consequence: more and more professionals of old are the new casualties of the emerging digital divide.The foregoing [...]

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    Why you need to recharge your reporting (in 50 words only)

Why you need to recharge your reporting (in 50 words only)

BY TAIWO OBE Nine days to his 35th birthday and, remarkably, on the day Nigeria turned 40 as an independent nation (October 1, 2000), Hakeem Bello was appointed editor of Nigeria’s Daily Times.He had joined the Daily Times Group nine years earlier as a senior staff writer on the Sunday Times. He would later be drafted to start a special Saturday [...]

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