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Tag: Investigative Journalism

Journalism as a business or social activism? A perspective on CJID’s Annual Media Conference

The appointment of media practitioners at the prime of their career as media aides and the issue of compromise, concerns on the rise of media distortion by the media, narrative reporting on maternal and health issues, the digital evolution and more became hot topics for introspection.

A media and communications expert, Shakirudeen Bankole, shares deep insights, perspectives and takeaways from the conference.

By admin , in Ignite iThink! , at November 30, 2023

Period-poverty in Nigeria: women championing how to address unhygienic menstrual management practice

As young girls pass through the rites of passage into womanhood defined by the appearance of menstrual periods, many who live in disadvantaged communities, in extreme poverty, or poor countries where Maslow’s Law of hierarchy gives preemence to stomach survival rather than safe and hygienic menstrual cycle of girls and women has now become a cause for concern.

In this solutions journalism focused piece, we examine how period poverty is being addressed one step at a time in some parts of Nigeria by women taking action to address this gap.

By admin , in Ignite Inside stories , at November 4, 2023

Women in Media Leadership: How personal branding, managing office politics, mentorship, seizing opportunities and pursuing your goals unflinchingly leads to more rewards and success – Mercy Abang

When Mercy Abang speaks, you listen. As a matter of fact, you naturally zone into her with a 360-degree focus. She’s an outstanding firebrand in journalism and a powerful storyteller. We go all the way to Berlin, Germany, in this inspiring journey with her in her leadership role for our Special LightRay! 100 Women in Media Leadership Policy drive, supported by Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, #ReportWomen and Gates Foundation, Abang gives deep insights on how to seize opportunities, manage office politics no matter where you find yourself; how to develop your mental health awareness skills, become more astute in the business of media and how using marketing and promotional skillset in selling your brand is a powerful way to get your foot in the door for more career growth, breakthroughs, and success stories. To enjoy this exclusive interview, turn out all distractions and focus on every line you read. You’ll be glad you did. That’s the magic of Abang!

By admin , in Ignite iThink! Super Conscious Woman Series , at October 31, 2023

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