Media critical in war on violence against women
Despite increased efforts at addressing Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), global data shows that one in three women has experienced physical and, or sexual violence at some point
The Guardian shines, wins Editor of the Year award, others
The Guardian yesterday won three main awards in this year’s edition of the Nigeria Media Merit Award (NMMA). Former Editor, Abraham Ogbodo, Bertram Nwannekama and Gbenga Akinfenwa...
Olanipekun makes voice transcription easy
In a bid to reduce the number of hours spent in transcribing voice recordings, some young Nigerians have developed an indigenous digital transcription software called Vocal Script.
Expert warns against abuse of community media
Community newspapers are meant to be powerful agents of social charge, which can be encouraged to mobilise the people at the grassroots to support governments in their developmental efforts.
Active listening for effective customer service
Last week, we examined the first part of Effective Skills for Excellent Customer Service for businesses, organisations, companies, and individuals. We continue with the concluding part, this week. Listening is the least skill taught, yet it is used 45 per cent of the time. Listening is different from hearing. Hearing is an inherent ability while…
‘Digital transformation is enhancing media business globally’
The Nigerian media space has come a long way from the print, to television and radio. Now, it is about the digital. And the traditional media are also struggling to have a space in the digital.
Photojournalists hold conference
A picture, the work of a photographer, is said to speak a thousand words. Photojournalism is a handmaiden of journalism, but unfortunately, out of ignorance, not everyone sees photojournalists as news people whose photos alone could independently tell a story.
‘Elevated mindset critical to digital advertising’
President of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN), Ikechi Odibo, has urged advertising practitioners to understand and embrace digital reality, continuously broaden perspectives and take creative responsibility without waiting for marching orders...
Nigerians tasked to be culture ambassadors
The President, Fertilizer Producers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Thomas Etuh, has hinged the economic growth of the country on the willingness of citizens to be ambassadors of change.
‘Government, private sector collaboration crucial to data growth’
Co-founder and Chief Operations Officer, Terragon Group, Ayodeji Balogun, has urged government to partner with the private sector to develop 21st century curriculum that would prepare Nigerian students to fit into the emerging fourth industrial revolution...