Editors must set standards for gatekeeping, say stakeholders
Communication scholars and other stakeholders have insisted that the role of a gatekeeper is of extreme importance in today’s media environment. They also argued that there is urgent need for gatekeeper journalists now than any other time.
Journalists deserve better welfare package, says Duyile
Veteran journalist and former Director of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Dayo Duyile, has said that for journalists to discharge their duties effectively, media owners must improve their welfare packages.
World Journalism Council Election: Buhari congratulates Prof. Akinfeleye
President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the election of Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye into the World Journalism Education Council, the first African to achieve such feat.
‘Nigeria operating adulterated democracy’
A Mass Communication don from University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Ralph Akinfeleye, has joined those calling for urgent restructuring of Nigeria to true federalism before it is late.The don also said the media, as the ‘watchdog’ has a great role to play to drive the goal.
‘Government needs to provide journalists with more information’
Chairman Unilag Radio, Centre of Excellence, Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, said the media may have done well in certain areas; a lot is still needed to be done. “I will say that the government, on its own part, has...
What media can offer to get out of recession
The workshop attracted journalists from the print, electronic, online media and the academia, with resource persons such as Dr. Yemi Faroubi, Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, Mrs. Ifeyinwa Omowole among others.
Award promoter laments sponsorship drought, journalists’ apathy
Also speaking, Chairman, Panel of Assessors, Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, who gave the breakdown of entries and categories, said, “We have a total of 886 entries from 648 entrants. For print, we have 772 entries from 558 entrants with 32 categories.