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Sanwo-Olu, media chiefs for corporate governance workshop in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will declare open a two-day workshop on Good Corporate Governance in the media, organised by the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) on Thursday.

Governor Sanwo-Olu. Photo/facebook/jidesanwooluofficial

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will declare open a two-day workshop on Good Corporate Governance in the media, organised by the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) on Thursday.

The workshop, which would be attended by managing directors, publishers and editors of national media outlets, including print, broadcast and online, holds at the De Rembrandt Hotel, Alausa, Ikeja and has ‘Journalism and Digitalisation: The Imperative of Good Corporate Governance’ as its theme.

According to a statement by the President, Mr. Mustapha Isah, and the General-Secretary, Mr. Iyobosa Uwugiaren, the workshop will explore the impact of digitalisation on journalism and the media industry, and prescribe practicable responses to its disruptions.

Pan Atlantic University Lagos, Dr. Pius Onobhayedo, will deliver the keynote address on the theme, while the former Managing Director of Guardian Press Limited, Mr. Emeka Izeze, will speak on the sub-theme: ‘Striking the Balance among Commercialism, Proprietary Right and Professionalism. ’

The former Managing Director, The Sun Publishing Limited, Dr. Tony Onyima, and the former Deputy Editor-in-Chief of The Punch, Mr. Gbemiga Ogunleye, will deliver papers on ‘Surviving the Digital Onslaught,’ and ‘Journalism and the Law: Who Watches the Watchdog?’

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