‘Nigerian journalists not technologically equipped for practice’
Technology is transforming the way journalists work, but it is also changing the way governments are able to censor the media, according to Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
APCON seeks media collaboration in tackling misleading advert
The Acting Registrar, Advertisers Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), Ijedi Iyoh, has urged media outfits in the country to assist the Council in addressing misleading advert in order to guard against exploitation of the consumer.
Nigerians fault government’s plan to regulate social media
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said there was no going back on the government’s plan to regulate social media in Nigeria to deter hate speech.
Chivita 100% wins most innovative juice brand at Marketing World awards
Leading fruit juice brand, Chivita 100% has won the Most Innovative Fruit Juice Brand of the Year Award at the recently held 2019 Marketing World Awards. The award re-affirms the brand’s dominance in the Nigerian fruit juice segment and is seen as a deserved recognition for the brand’s category leadership which it has earned through…
Why journalism is under-developed in Nigeria, by Oduah
A Nigerian-American journalist, Chika Oduah, has said journalism in the country will remain undeveloped because of ownership pattern and poor salary structure of practicing journalists.
After Google’s Fitbit deal, EU worried over purchase of companies for data
The acquisition of companies for their data is concerning in general for regulators, Europe’s antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday, a week after Google bought fitness trackers company, Fitbit.
At NUJ week, experts call for laws to regulate social media practitioners, bloggers
How to ensure professionalism in journalism and instil discipline in social media/online practice dominated discussions at the 2019 media week of Correspondents Chapel, Abia State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists that ended at the weekend in Umuahia, the state capital.
With technology solution, brands can measure, track campaign effectiveness, say experts
Managing Director, ICL, Tosan Omagbemi, has said brands can now measure, optimise and track campaign effectiveness with the new ICLMW technology solution. Speaking during a marketing decision makers’ session in Lagos recently...
BBNaija does not address cultural, religious concerns, insists group
A group, the Periscope After Work Professionals, rose from its maiden meeting on Thursday, October 29, 2019 in Owerri, Imo State, saying the just ended reality show, BBNaija, failed to address Nigeria’s cultural and religious concerns.
Government tasked on technical, financial viability over DTT
The digital switchover (DSO) process, which has still not been fully implemented a decade after it was announced, no doubt, is still a long way to go. The process has raised critical questions about Nigeria’s ability to switch from analogue to digital television.