Why journalists need training, re-training, by Vincent Maduka
The Nigerian media desires more education, intellect and skills to deal with issues. Television, especially, is pre-occupied with superficial ‘shows,” he added.
How to make reorientation campaign credible, by Maduka
“Generally, government stations are not perceived to be credible, there is no physical journalism practice but propaganda,” he added.
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.