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Super Eagles Soar to AFCON Glory, but dash hopes of Nigerian Fans in final match with Ivorian Elephants

Nigerians wanted succor, no matter how little from the harsh economic realities occasioned by poor governance, inflation and low productivity. That succour was the AFCON Final. As memes of Nigeria’s loss saturates across social media, one thing stood out: Nigerians felt disappointed at the 2:1 goal outcome in favour of the Ivorian Elephants. Though Nigerians poke fun at the loss with good natured banter, many wished for extra time to allow for an equaliser, which is now history.

By admin , in Inside stories LightRay TV , at February 13, 2024

World Radio Day: My media story and romance with radio – Vanessa Ukamaka

Amidst the digital revolution sweeping through media landscapes, a wave of young journalists both within and beyond university campuses is harnessing innovative storytelling techniques to captivate today’s highly distracted audience. These emerging reporters are reshaping narratives into multimedia experiences, captivating both young and old in ways unprecedented in the annals of media history.

Yet, as the information age unfolds, these budding media professionals face a daunting landscape. With the proliferation of deep fakes, viral misinformation, and echo chambers, they navigate through a maze of data mining and information overload. Adapting to this new reality, they employ novel strategies to engage audiences who curate their news consumption within personalized bubbles.

Celebrating World Radio Day on February 13th, LightRay! Media shines a spotlight on the remarkable journey of Vanessa Ukamaka Richard Bassey, a vibrant and ambitious young journalist. In an exclusive interview, we delve into her insights and experiences as part of our special series: “Young African Women in Media Leadership.”

By admin , in LightRay Radio , at February 13, 2024

From Exposing BBC’s story to be false, uncovering organ havesting, and why poor remuneration conditions journalists to corruption, Lami Sadiq is a woman on a mission

Lami Sadiq is a thorough bred journalist with a mindset of Watchdog Journalism as her personal mantra and drive. With her capacity to take risks to unravel stories that are considered ‘male beats’, she changes your perception about stereotypical beats where newsroom heads and media owners are guilty of pegging and limiting women to what they consider ‘women beats’.

Sadiq currently heads the Investigation Desk of Media Trust Group, publishers of Daily Trust newspaper and owners of Trust TV and Trust radio.

In this our Special LightRay! Series on African Women in Media Leadership Project (#LAWMLP), Lami Sadiq delivers a story worth telling that is inspiring and provoking. Sit back and enjoy her media journey with us!

By admin , in Ignite iThink! Super Conscious Woman Series , at January 22, 2024

LightRay! Media 2023 Report on Safety for Journalists and Comms Practitioners

Following LightRay! Media’s training of journalists in Abuja in September 2023 across media organisations in Nigeria, the safety of media practitioners is not only a matter of human rights issues, but also a cornerstone of democracy and societal progress.

This report explores the challenges faced by media practitioners in Nigeria and the imperative need to mitigate and address them, drawing on accessible data to highlight the gravity of the situation.

By admin , in Ignite iThink! , at December 10, 2023

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