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‘My experience and challenges as online publisher’

Although he started his journalism career covering aviation, Pius Ayinor, Publisher of Extra Sports, Nigeria became a sports writer in  1994. He was a pioneer staff of Complete Sports, moved to The Comet and later ThisDay newspaper. Until September 2016, he was the Group Sports Editor of The Punch . He now runs www.extrasportsnigeria.com an online publication on sports and entertainment which commenced publ ...

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Online publishing can liberate Nigerian journalists – Umunna

Isaac Umunna, Publisher of three online newspapers, News Express Nigeria (www.newsexpressngr.com), Daily Sports  (www.dailysportsng.com) and Economy Watch in this interview  with Adeyinka Akintunde speaks on his experience as an online newspapers  his experience so far  and the future of the media industry.   How did you start the business of online publishing, seeing that you were with the print indus ...

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Who still buys newspapers?

Adeyinka Akintunde writes on the declining fortunes of newspapers due to mainly the internet and the dire  economic situation in the country. Until recently, Justice Ugochukuwu Ogakwu of the Court of Appeal always took pride in reading copies of two newspapers he buys daily and draws the attention of his wife to some supposed major news items he read. His assumption was that since he doesn’t see his wife re ...

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Being a print journalist has been most interesting – Gbemiga Ogunleye

Provost of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Mr Gbemiga Ogunleye has said his experience as a print journalist during his close to 30 years media career was the most interesting of all. He stated this in an interview with The Punch Newspaper during which he spoke  on the state of the Nigerian media, his experience as a print journalist and the future of traditional media in view of the threat of t ...

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Staffs hail The Nation at 11

Segun Odunayo speaks with staff of The Nation on the company’s 11th anniversary Vintage Press Limited, publishers of The Newspapers has marked 11 years of the company’s existence with staff recalling memorable experiences of their stay in the organisation. The staff who spoke with www.mediacareerng.org also suggested how to improve on the operations of the company which commenced publication on July 31, 200 ...

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‘How journalism has taken me to over 20 countries, 5 continents’

Tolu Olorunnipa is a Nigerian journalist based in the United States. He is the first person of Nigerian descent to become the White House correspondent for Bloomberg, a world renowned media organization with headquarter in the United States. In an interview with PEP NAIJA, he opened up on his childhood days, challenges as White House correspondent, Nigeria’s democracy and media. Growing up, what dream did y ...

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How free is the Nigerian press ? (Watch Video)

Fisayo Soyombo is one of the most celebrated investigative journalists in Nigeria.  In this interview with FreePress Nigeria, he speaks about press freedom in Nigeria, emphasizing that journalism is a tool that can be used to advance the society. Watch this video and join in our question and answer poll on if the Nigerian press is really free ? Video... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qn3my0h1jeM ...

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My new job came without me looking for it – Akioye

Award-winning journalist, Seun Akioye recently resumed work as the Senior Media Officer of Abuja-based Centre for Communication Programs Nigeria (CCPN), which is focused on communication in social and behavioural change for development in Nigeria. In a chat with Kelechi Amakoh of www.mediacareerng.org ,the former Assistant Editor, Investigations of The Nation speaks on why he left the newspaper, his new rol ...

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My NEXT Newspaper misadventure story by Dele Olojede

International award-winning journalist and publisher of the defunct NEXT Newspaper, Dele Olojede in a recent Podcast  interview titled A conversation with Dele Olojede with Feyi Fawehinmi spoke extensively on his failed attempt to publish a national newspaper in Nigeria. Seventy five quotes from the interview by our Seye Joseph, MCS Special Contributor are reproduced below.     Winning the Pulitze ...

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Why I resigned editor’s job for Masters in Sports Administration

Lolade Adewuyi, formerly of TELL Magazine and Goal.com last Friday, June 23 bagged a Masters degree in Sports Administration from the Russian International Olympic University. In this online interview, Adewuyi speaks on  his experience at the programme and what traditional journalists need to know and do to avoid becoming relic in the new media work environment.   Congratulations on your graduation for ...

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