Media Ownership:Practitioners charged to take lead

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The Nigerian journalists and other media practitioners has been advised to speak with one voice on the issues that bother on ethics of the profession so as to put it in proper perspective.

The former President of Nigeria Association of Women Journalist, NAWOJ,Mrs Moji Makanjuola,MFR
gave the hints on Saturday at a workshop organised by the Department of Mass Communication of Fountain University, Osogbo,Osun State.
She said Nigerian journalists and other media must focus and speak in one voice when approaching the ethic of the profession.
She maintained that its very important particularly to speak in one voice  for the tools of Freedom of Information FOI,that we have that we are not using.
Speaking, Chief Executive Officer, Rave FM,Mr Femi Adefila, suggested that media men are supposed to be the owner in the industry in the public interest and for professionalism to be the order of the day.
The workshop is  to prepared the students for the various challenges in the field
Some of the issue addressed at the  event  focused on the dynamics and challenges of correspondents on beats; redefining media entrepreneurship; the place of gender in the media world as well as developmental reportage and its Challenges.
Participants at the workshop were tasked on their education and empowerment to enable them make their mark in the profession.
From-Saheed Adeyemi,Osogbo.
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