The wily ways of fake news
The British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, in continuation of its campaign train against the pernicious phenomenon of fake news, berthed in Abuja last week to stage the Nigerian leg of the conference. Tagged “Nigeria 2019: Countering Fake News,” the conference was aimed at how to prevent the distortion of facts in the media during and after…
Editors, CUPP, IPC condemn military invasion of Daily Trust offices
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has condemned the invasion of the Abuja, Lagos and Maiduguri offices of the Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust....
Osinbajo, Okowa task editors on ethics, professionalism, journalists’ welfare
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigeria media practitioners to remain focused on fair and objective reporting for credibility and as an unbiased umpires, especially as the 2019 general elections inch closer.
Why editors should perform optimally
Editorial independence is important in the practice of journalism. If editors are free to do their work and determine editorial content, there is certainty that they will perform optimally in the media’s gatekeeping role in holding government and the powerful in society accountable for the overall development ....
A brand called Ray Ekpu
Without billboards or banners, or anything of such things, a seven letter byline – Ray Ekpu – has for the past 45 years in a life of 70 years, so far, remains a brand in Nigerian journalism. As indications show today, till tomorrow almost all news media platforms in Nigeria would want to have him…
Experts seek justice for practising, killed journalists
Experts yesterday sought immunity for practicing journalists and justice for those that lost their lives in their line of duty.
Media industry still in recession, say editors
The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) says the media industry is still in recession, urging the Federal Government to enthrone a conducive environment that could make the sector flourish.
World Press Freedom Day 2017: A call for critical minds
Today is World Press Freedom Day and no, it’s not a public holiday for the Press. It is a day of reflection among media professionals about issues of press freedom.
NGE urged to uphold ethics, promote good governance as Egbemode is re-elected
New Telegraph newspaper, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, was re-elected unopposed as president at the Guild`s Biennial Convention held in Lagos last Saturday.