Journalism as a sacred calling

Message by Vice President, Mrs Ugonma Cokey, Deputy Director, Training, Voice of Nigeria (VON) at February 2021 fellowship in Lagos What does Journalism do? -It makes people take stock of their lives, what they do, say etc.(they hold people into account, both leaders and the led) -Journalism prevents the public from being misled by statements, actions, organisations etc, through the information they give them. -It provides citizens with the information they need to make the best possible decision about their lives, community, society etc. Sacred: Set apart, made holy, consecrated,…

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Remembering quintessential broadcaster Olufunke Alli

Dayo Emmanuel Reverend. (Mrs.) Elizabeth Olufunke until her death in November 2015 was a leading media mentor and pioneering General Manager of Impact Business Radio, 92.5FM, Ibadan and Dean of the Impact School of Broadcasting and Communication, Ibadan, Oyo State. The former General Manager of Ray Power (Lagos and Abuja), Alli was a seasoned broadcaster who devoted her time to professionalism. Alli was an influential member of the Journalists For Christ fellowship whose mentorship of young journalists is still highly spoken about. She was one of the trailblazers of women…

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